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
The president, then 53, wears a double-breasted coat and pocket handkerchief.
As for the rest of the menu, Perry Lang created a selection of dishes meant to be both indulgent and accessible: Lodge bread with French butter, goat cheese tartine, handkerchief pasta with Sunday gravy, shrimp cocktail and French onion soup.
Lind fans could buy Jenny Lind dolls, gloves, scarves, and handkerchiefs.
Jennifer Busfield, 56, the owner of Z Line Lavender Farm in Rancho Murieta (Sacramento County), hand-stitches vintage handkerchiefs packaged with lavender locally grown at her family’s farm.
Wolfe, presumably with hands in pockets, has pulled his pale jacket back to reveal the famed vestee, the wide damask tie skewered with a fancy cravat pin, pocket handkerchief fanning open like a magnolia in bloom.
One January morning, Mahdavi was in her offices at No. 5, wearing gray pants, a black sweater, black sneakers, and, tied around her wrist, a silk handkerchief that had belonged to her father, who died in 2015.
This one makes a fine handkerchief, dust mask, or headband.
Dressed in a suit with pink tie, pocket handkerchief and sporting long hair, Gilfry seemed a kind of oily Elmer Gantry, further oiled by Aucoin's busily ingratiating chamber orchestra accompaniment.
These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'handkerchief.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.
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
Definition of handkerchief for Students
Headscratcher for handkerchief
Seen and Heard
What made you want to look up handkerchief? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).