flannelmouthed


flannelmouthed
/flan"l mowdhd", -mowtht"/, adj.
1. talking thickly, slowly, or haltingly.
2. characterized by deceptive or shifty speech.
[1880-85, Amer.; FLANNEL + MOUTH + -ED3]

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Universalium. 2010.

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