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flannelmouth

[flan-l-mouth] /ˈflæn lˌmaʊθ/
noun, plural flannelmouths
[flan-l-mouth z] /ˈflæn lˌmaʊðz/ (Show IPA)
1.
a person whose speech is thick, slow, or halting.
2.
a person whose speech is smoothly deceptive.
Origin of flannelmouth
1880-1885
An Americanism dating back to 1880-85; flannel + mouth
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Slang definitions & phrases for flannel-mouth

flannel-mouth

noun

An exaggerated talker (1880s+)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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