Simple Definition of handkerchief
: a small cloth used for wiping your face, nose, or eyes
Examples of handkerchief in a sentence
<tied a handkerchief around her head and set about cleaning out the dust-covered attic>
<usually dries her hands on her handkerchief when there are no towels available>
First Known Use of handkerchief
HANDKERCHIEF Defined for Kids
Definition of handkerchief for Students
: a small usually square piece of cloth used for wiping the face, nose, or eyes
Headscratcher for handkerchief
The “d” in handkerchief is silent, but you can remember that it's there because you can hold a handkerchief in your hand.
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