- a warm, soft cotton fabric, plain or printed, napped on one side.
Origin of flannelet
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Examples from the Web for flannelette
A long flannel or flannelette nightdress is used in this, instead of the blanket.
Flannelette—A half cotton or all cotton flannel-like fabric.
The tawdry fluffiness of most of our womens dress and hair seemed like flannelette beside rich satin as compared with her.A Journal from Japan
Marie Carmichael Stopes
Children's clothing should never be made of flannelette, it is so liable to take fire if the child approaches the grate.
Flannelette, which is woven to imitate flannel, is soft and light and is preferred by many who find woolen irritating.
- a cotton imitation of flannel
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