flannelmouthed

[ flan-l-mouthd, -moutht ]
/ ˈflæn lˈmaʊðd, -ˈmaʊθt /

adjective

talking thickly, slowly, or haltingly.
characterized by deceptive or shifty speech.

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Origin of flannelmouthed

An Americanism dating back to 1880–85; flannel + mouth + -ed3
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