Synonyms and Antonyms of handkerchief
1 a scarf worn on the head <tied a handkerchief around her head and set about cleaning out the dust-covered attic> Synonyms babushka, do-rag, bandanna, kerchief, madras, mantillaRelated Words shawl; hankie (or hanky)
2 a small, often square piece of material that is used for personal hygiene purposes <usually dries her hands on her handkerchief when there are no towels available> Synonyms hankie, kerchiefRelated Words napkin, serviette [chiefly British], tissue, towel; bandanna (or bandana)
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