hanky

or han·kie

[hang-kee]

noun, plural han·kies.


Nearby words

  1. hankering,
  2. hankeringly,
  3. hankou,
  4. hankow,
  5. hanks,
  6. hanky-panky,
  7. hanna,
  8. hanna, marcus alonzo,
  9. hannah,
  10. hannibal

Origin of hanky

First recorded in 1890–95; han(d)k(erchief) + -y2

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British Dictionary definitions for hankie

hanky

hankie

noun plural hankies

informal short for handkerchief
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