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
Recent Examples of handkerchief from the Web
So the 22-year-old photographer headed out with a camera, film and a handkerchief to press over his face in case there was tear gas.
Little white-collared capelets embroidered like antique handkerchiefs — genteel versions of the superhero standard that also appeared, longer and with a beaded Art Deco argyle for evening — were the focus of swirling mid-calf dresses and coats.
As with most Kickstarter projects, supporters will receive various gifts tied to their donation amount, ranging from a second-line handkerchief featuring the movie's logo to twerking lessons to a night out on the town with Keber.
He was known for a dramatic wardrobe that included berets, capes, gold chains and tailored suits with silk linings matching his tie or pocket handkerchief.
Severely beaten for wiping his brow with a white woman’s handkerchief, Ardoin was left for dead on a dirt road.
The congregation dabbed their eyes with their handkerchiefs.
After the arrests clusters of people remained along the sidewalk, holding handkerchiefs over their noses as a heavy fog kept the tear gas fumes in the area.
Anyone nursing a patient at home was required to wear a gauze mask and any handkerchiefs or clothing needed to be boiled or burned.
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HANDKERCHIEF Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of handkerchief for English Language Learners
: a small cloth used for wiping your face, nose, or eyes
HANDKERCHIEF Defined for Kids
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