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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A small piece of cloth for wiping the nose, eyes, or face.

Usage examples (38)
  • He used a white handkerchief to wipe his brow when he became nervous.
  • The drawer was a family portrait in handkerchief format.
  • I had meant to wave my handkerchief from the window when we passed the
  • The way of carrying money in the corner of a pocket-handkerchief is still common. for more
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