[ hang-kee ]
/ ˈhæŋ ki /
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noun, plural han·kies.
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Example sentences from the Web for hanky
If you want a more formal look, better to ditch the hankie altogether than impose straight lines.
"I don't know as it couldn't be," said the man whom they called Hankie.Jim Davis|John Masefield
Both Krikey and crikey were used and retained as were handkie and hankie.New Treasure Seekers|E. (Edith) Nesbit
British Dictionary definitions for hanky
/ (ˈhæŋkɪ) /
noun plural hankies
informal short for handkerchief
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