flannel
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flannel(
flah
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nuhl
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (material)
a. la franela
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
All the shirts in our store are made with synthetic fiber flannel.Todas las camisas en nuestra tienda están hechas de franela de fibra sintética.
Is your shirt made of corduroy or flannel?¿Tu camisa es de pana o franela?
2. (washcloth) (United Kingdom)
a. la toallita
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
I always clean my baby's gums with a warm flannel after each feeding.Siempre limpio las encías de mi bebé con una toallita tibia después de cada alimentación.
b. la manopla
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
As her mascara ran, Lucy wiped her face with a flannel.Lucy se limpió la cara con una manopla ya que la máscara se le había corrido.
3. (evasive talk) (United Kingdom)
a. la palabrería
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The prime minister offered his usual flannel in response to the reporter's question.El primer ministro ofreció su palabrería habitual en respuesta a la pregunta del reportero.
b. el palabrerío
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Regionalism used in South America: Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay, and Venezuela
(South America)
This article is just flannel. I wasted my time reading it!Este artículo es puro palabrerío. ¡Perdí mi tiempo leyéndolo!
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
4. (of flannel)
a. de franela
I love to sleep in cotton flannel sheets during the winter.Me encanta dormir con sábanas de franela de algodón en invierno.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
5. (to speak insincerely) (United Kingdom)
a. meter paja
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
Ted flannels all the time and people fall for it.Ted mete paja todo el tiempo y la gente se lo traga.
b. sanatear
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(River Plate)
Some politicians just flannel when they are interviewed.Algunos políticos solo sanatean cuando los entrevistan.
flannels
A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
6. (clothing)
a. la ropa interior térmica
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(underwear)
I wore flannels under my ski pants to keep my legs warm.Llevé ropa interior térmica debajo del pantalón de esquí para mantener las piernas calientitas.
b. los pantalones de franela
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(outerwear)
I always wore gray flannels to school.Siempre llevaba pantalones de franela grises para ir a la escuela.
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flannel
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (fabric)
a. la franela
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
2. (face-cloth) (United Kingdom)
a. la toallita
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
3. (colloquial) (United Kingdom)
a. la palabrería
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(wordy talk)
flannelspantalones mpl de franela
a pair of flannelunos pantalones de franela
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flannel [ˈflænl]
noun
1 (face flannel) manopla (f); (fabric) franela (f);flannels (trousers) pantalones (m) de franela
2 (Britain) (waffle) palabrería (f); paja (informal) (f)
adjective
de franela
intransitive verb
(Britain) (waffle) meter paja (informal)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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