[ UK /flˌænɪlˈɛt/ ]
  1. a cotton fabric imitating flannel
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How To Use flannelette In A Sentence

  • Old Grace had offered to make her one of cosy flannelette but Roderick had sneered when Anna had mentioned it to him. NOBLE BEGINNNINGS
  • She had on his flannelette pajamas, her hair was standing on end, she was on the floor propped up by pillows and the TV was up as high as the remote would take it. Scar
  • I love you more than all the flannelette and calico, candlewick, dimity, crash and merino, tussore, cretonne, crepon, muslin, poplin, ticking and twill in the whole Cloth Hall of the world. Languagehat.com: W.G. SEBALD.
  • Flannelette is a soft cotton fabric with a nap on one side.
  • I could hear the billowing of her flannelette nightie as she swooped down the hallway, huffing and puffing with determination.
  • In other words, if you are the owner of a regular pair of flannelette or cotton pj's (and I have nothing against these, particularly those at Toast, £ 55), then don't go to bed with them done up to the last button; leave the top undone and wear a cute vest underneath, like Gap's cashmere shell ( £ 49.50) in camel, gray or rose. What Not to Wear in Bed
  • I was wearing dirty sneakers, a flannelette shirt and didn't look very suitable at all.
  • I knew some booners in high school and college—they are the ones who wear desert boots, flannelette shirts, and jeans.
  • My brother used to carry round a scrap of flannelette sheet with him everywhere he went, he called it his 'ah'. Can we have some sunshine now please?
  • The wide use of the suffix - ette in such terms as farmerette, conductorette, kitchenette, cellarette, featurette, leatherette, flannelette, crispette, usherette and huskerette, is due to the same effort to make one word do the work of two. Chapter 6. Tendencies in American. 3. Processes of Word-Formation
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