hanky
hanky \hanky\ n. Same as {handkerchief}.

Syn: handkerchief, hankie, hankey. [WordNet 1.5]


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  • hanky — (also hankie) ► NOUN (pl. hankies) informal ▪ a handkerchief …   English terms dictionary

  • hanky — [[t]hæ̱ŋki[/t]] hankies also hankie N COUNT A hanky is the same as a handkerchief. [INFORMAL] …   English dictionary

  • hanky — hankie UK [ˈhæŋkɪ] / US or hanky UK / US noun [countable] Word forms hankie : singular hankie plural hankies informal a handkerchief …   English dictionary

  • hanky — AND hankie [“hasrjki] n. a handkerchief, especially if lacy and feminine. □ Do you have a hanky I can borrow? □ Here, use my hankie …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • hanky — noun see hankie …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • hanky — /hang kee/, n., pl. hankies. a handkerchief. Also, hankie. [1890 95; HAN(D)K(ERCHIEF) + Y2] * * * …   Universalium

  • hanky — noun Short form of handkerchief …   Wiktionary

  • hanky — A Geordie Dictionary Handkerchief …   English dialects glossary

  • hanky — han·ky || hæŋkɪ n. handkerchief …   English contemporary dictionary

  • hanky — (also hankie) noun (plural hankies) informal a handkerchief …   English new terms dictionary

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