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HANKY

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does hanky mean? 

HANKY (noun)
  The noun HANKY has 1 sense:

1. a square piece of cloth used for wiping the eyes or nose or as a costume accessory

  Familiarity information: HANKY used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


HANKY (noun)


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Meaning:

A square piece of cloth used for wiping the eyes or nose or as a costume accessory

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Synonyms:

handkerchief; hankey; hankie; hanky

Hypernyms ("hanky" is a kind of...):

piece of cloth; piece of material (a separate part consisting of fabric)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "hanky"):

bandana; bandanna (large and brightly colored handkerchief; often used as a neckerchief)

pocket-handkerchief (a handkerchief that is carried in a pocket)


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