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synonyms for handkerchief

  • bandana
  • scarf
  • hankie
  • neckerchief
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How to use handkerchief in a sentence

She wore a jaunty handkerchief tied around her neck and a pair of orange Wayfarer-style sunglasses.
IN TENNESSEE, THE OLD FRIENDS SENIOR DOG SANCTUARY WELCOMES TWO-LEGGED VISITORSANDREA SACHSOCTOBER 29, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Evans got up, wrapped a handkerchief around his hand and resumed shouting orders.
WRECKAGE OF LONG-LOST WW II SHIP, SUNKEN WITH ITS NATIVE AMERICAN SKIPPER AND HALF ITS CREW, IDENTIFIEDMICHAEL RUANEAPRIL 2, 2021WASHINGTON POST
She’s working from her home in Brooklyn and she’s reaching for a handkerchief.
SAMIRA NASR, A FASHION FIRST AT HARPER’S BAZAAR: ‘I JUST WANT TO BRING MORE PEOPLE WITH ME TO THE PARTY’ROBIN GIVHANFEBRUARY 19, 2021WASHINGTON POST
She folded them tightly in a handkerchief, and thrust the parcel as far as her arm could reach between the mattress and the bed.
CHECKMATEJOSEPH SHERIDAN LE FANU
He did not think of the matter again till just as he was getting into bed, when he noticed a red stain upon his handkerchief.
UNCANNY TALESVARIOUS
He passed his handkerchief for the last time over face and head, and resumed his wig.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
The handkerchief glimmered on the counter, more white than anything else in that grey dusk.
HILDA LESSWAYSARNOLD BENNETT
With hands nervously working within her muff, she suddenly missed the handkerchief which she had placed there.
HILDA LESSWAYSARNOLD BENNETT
If she told him of the lost handkerchief, the future might be one thing: if she did not tell him, it might be another.
HILDA LESSWAYSARNOLD BENNETT
In search of a lost handkerchief, they regained the Clayhanger premises by an unfamiliar side door.
HILDA LESSWAYSARNOLD BENNETT
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WORDS RELATED TO HANDKERCHIEF

  • handkerchief
  • kerchief
  • neckerchief
  • silk
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.