hanky

hanky

[hang-kee]
noun, plural hankies.
Also, hankie.


Origin:
1890–95; han(d)k(erchief) + -y2

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hanky or hankie (ˈhæŋkɪ)
 
n , pl hankies
informal short for handkerchief
 
hankie or hankie
 
n

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hanky definition

[ˈhæŋki]
and hankie
  1. n.
    a handkerchief, especially if lacy and feminine. : Do you have a hanky I can borrow?
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