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
Saturday’s Cio-Cio-San was the brilliant Lianna Haroutounian, who commanded the stage all evening with an all-out, full-voiced, big-hearted performance that brought out the bravos (and the handkerchiefs).
Their lingerie business has expanded and changed, but still, 40 years later, Epstein and Orzeck owe it all to a handkerchief.
Ross pulls a handkerchief from his pocket and dabs at his eyes, smiling through his tears.
Participants dress in a standard uniform, creating the visual effect of a strict cult or a casual army: white shirt, white pants, red sash tied around the hips and red handkerchief at the throat.
At the end of the stick was a handkerchief containing all of its earthly possessions.
Her Uncle Jack, the same uncle who put her in his shirt pocket and then a cigar box lined with a handkerchief, was the one who started it all.
Singing songs.... Black shorts, mustard-brown shirts, handkerchiefs tied around their necks with leather rings. Armbands.
Seeking to rest their eyes for a moment, visitors might turn their heads — only to be confronted with the Doge’s Palace, which resembles a really big lace handkerchief made from pink and white marble.
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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
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