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View synonyms for sanitary napkin

sanitary napkin

noun

  1. a pad of absorbent material, as cotton, worn by women during menstruation to absorb the uterine flow.


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Word History and Origins

Origin of sanitary napkin1

An Americanism dating back to 1915–20

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Example Sentences

With their extremely limited funds, they buy sanitary napkins in bulk and snap up pantyhose on sale when they find them—sisters are women, after all.

From Time

Pink Hijab Initiatives also sets up income-generating activities for Muslim women and distributes sanitary napkins, which are often unavailable to girls, to 1,500 young women in a district south of Dar es Salaam.

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Apply firm, even pressure to the wound with a dressing, clean cloth, or sanitary napkin.

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