flannel flannel  /f ˈlæ nəl/


  1. (n) a soft light woolen fabric; used for clothing
  2. (n) bath linen consisting of a piece of cloth used to wash the face and body
  3. (n) (usually in the plural) trousers made of flannel or gabardine or tweed or white cloth


  1. Wilson's book had already confirmed what everybody knewthat the gray flannel suit had become the uniform of some sort of success in a tall building in New York.
  2. Every flannel and fleece pullover is choreographed to present the appearance of effortless cool.
  3. Once in the street, he strode rapidly his black gown billowing behind his grey flannel trousersto the nearest pub for a pint of ale.


  1. Oh, you pretty things

    Some say nostalgia in fashion trends runs on a 20-year cycle. Others put it at around 50. That would give modern-day wistfulness to anything from the flannel-and-combat boot grunge look of the ‘90s to the fastidiously groomed, impeccably decked-out “Mad Men”-era chic of the ‘60s.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: City Pulse

  2. Ex-Journey Singer: Steve Perry All Smiles In Post-Surgery Photo

    Ex-Journey singer Steve Perry was all smiles in a recent post-surgery photo he posted on his personal blog. The 64-year-old ran into MTV DJ Martha Quinn at a local street fair. Both were coincidentally wearing a flannel shirt, and Quinn even pointed it out in her Twitter post. The photo comes after Perry was diagnosed [...] Ex-Journey Singer: Steve Perry All Smiles In Post-Surgery Photo is a ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: The Inquisitr

  3. “Giving Up the Ghost” by Mary Logue

    So far: Wendy hesitates to tell even a close friend about the ghost. Istill couldn’t bring myself to sleep in our bed. Too much space. Empty space. Some nights I slept in the guest bedroom with the flannel sheets and old quilts.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune

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