Definition Handkerchief

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Definition

a handkerchief: a tissue, a nose rag, a hankie
noun
hankie short form of "handkerchief"

Pronunciation examples
UK: Could you pass me a handkerchief please?
US: Sorry, my handkerchief is very very dirty.

Examples

  • "PS: You had better bring some kleenex or a handkerchief to your meeting, just in case."
  • "You're blowing your nose into satin handkerchiefs."
  • "(A handkerchief held in front of the mouth and nose would work out at just 40 cents per unit."
  • "Sam : Oh, please use my handkerchief Mr. Quincy."
  • "Next time use a hankie, would you?"
  • "Brent : Sorry Moira, what's a "hankie"?"
  • "Moira : A handkerchief, you idiot."

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