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flannel a soft material made of wool or cotton. Flannel is used for warm clothing and bed covers, among other things.
flap to swing or wave back and forth with a slapping sound. [5 definitions]
flapjack a flat cake made of batter and cooked in a pan; pancake.
flare to begin to burn brightly (often followed by "up"). [5 definitions]
flash a sudden, bright light that shines, then quickly disappears. [7 definitions]
flashlight a small lamp or light that is held in the hand and powered by batteries.
flask a rounded bottle with a narrow neck.
flat1 having a surface that is straight and even; level. [11 definitions]
flat2 a British word for a group of connected rooms on one floor used as a place to live. Flat usually has the same meaning as apartment.
flatcar a railroad car with a flat platform and no walls or roof.
flatfish a kind of fish that lives in salt water and has a flat body with both eyes on the top side. Sole, halibut, and flounder are flatfish.
flatten to make flat.
flatter1 to give too much or false praise; try to please by praising. [2 definitions]
flattery too much praise; praise that is often not meant.
flavor the particular way something tastes. [3 definitions]
flavoring something added that gives a particular flavor.
flavour a spelling of flavor used in Canada and Britain. See flavor.
flaw1 a fault or defect. [3 definitions]
flax a plant with tiny blue flowers and with seeds from which an oil is pressed. [2 definitions]
flea a tiny insect that does not have wings but can jump far. Fleas feed on the blood of the animals they bite.
fled past tense and past participle of flee.