• synonyms

flannel cake

See more synonyms for flannel cake on Thesaurus.com
noun Chiefly North Midland U.S.
  1. griddlecake; pancake.
Show More

Origin of flannel cake

First recorded in 1785–95

Regional variation note

See pancake.
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Related Words


Examples from the Web for flannel cake

Historical Examples

  • There was a town down there, as flat as a flannel-cake, and called Summit, of course.

    The Boy Scouts Book of Stories


  • "Nobody waits for anybody on flannel-cake days," said Emmie, drawing in her chair with a chastened satisfaction.

    The Open Question

    Elizabeth Robins