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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A soft, light cotton fabric napped on one or both sides and used especially for undergarments and nightwear.

Usage examples (36)
  • Can you imagine dying for a bit of flannelette sheet?
  • The waste-paper baskets brimmed with red flannelette and gilt edging.
  • A long flannel or flannelette nightdress is used in this, instead of the blanket.
  • The socks, after all, are the appropriate accessory to the flannelette nightgowns. for more
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  • This word was used in the 2006 Scripps National Spelling Bee finals.
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