Recent Examples of tissue paper from the Web
Supermarket shelves were stripped bare; tissue paper and kitchen towels were also snapped up.
Trying to cover up my true identity was like trying to cover a light bulb with tissue paper.
Typically the contents consist of a small plastic toy, a joke or riddle, and a tissue paper crown.
The tissue paper hats come inside the Christmas crackers that Brits traditionally set out on their dinner tables.
Soreff recommends using gift bags for other purposes (say, to carry lunches in) and donating the rest (along with those mountains of wrinkled tissue paper) to preschools who can give them to students for crafting projects.
Families who gather to celebrate the holiday often also adorn their cemeteries with tissue paper, or papeles picado, which are beautifully cut into elaborate designs and considered a Mexican folk art.
For added cushioning, place the tree skirt at the bottom of the storage box and layer the ornaments on top, using tissue paper between the layers.
The old man’s trudging up the hill to the outhouse on his way to take his morning dump, newspaper in one hand, roll of tissue paper in the other.
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TISSUE PAPER Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of tissue paper for English Language Learners
: thin paper used especially for covering or wrapping something
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