hankie

noun han·kie \ ˈhaŋ-kē \
variants: or hanky
Updated on: 27 Apr 2018

Definition of hankie

plural hankies

Examples of hankie in a Sentence

  1. held a hankie up to his nose and blew vigorously

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Origin and Etymology of hankie

handkerchief + -ie

hankie Synonyms

Synonyms

handkerchief, kerchief;

Related Words

napkin, tissue, towel;

bandanna (or bandana);


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