Translation of handkerchief in Spanish:


pañuelo, n.

Pronunciation /ˈhæŋkərtʃɪf/ /ˈhæŋkərtʃif/ /ˈhaŋkətʃɪf/

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nounplural handkerchieves, plural handkerchiefs

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    pañuelo masculine
    a cotton/paper handkerchief un pañuelo de algodón/papel
    • a garden the size of a pocket handkerchief un jardín como un pañuelito
    • He sits repeatedly wiping his nose on his handkerchief, and then spreading it out on his lap like a napkin.
    • I blew my nose in a napkin and blew my nose again on his handkerchief.
    • Now, however, he was too ill to notice it - how the people in the car began to gasp and sputter, to put handkerchiefs to their noses, and transfix him with furious glances.
    • Many tears were wiped in silk handkerchiefs yesterday morning, a few steps from the very popular Saint-Denis market.
    • As late as the 1700s in certain parts of Europe, people of low birth were not allowed to blow their nose on handkerchiefs.
    • Then we're all walking north - thousands of us, holding handkerchiefs to noses, coughing, a few in tears.
    • Then he turned off the tap and took out a handkerchief and wiped his face.
    • You put your hand in your pocket, and you took up a handkerchief, and you wiped my prints off the blade.
    • He looked concerned, but she had no idea what he was saying as he offered her his handkerchief to wipe away the tears.
    • I delve into my pocket and pull out my handkerchief to wipe away some of the sweat dripping down my face.
    • My nose had started running again, so I was armed with several handkerchiefs and blowing my nose profusely as we entered the dining room.
    • Few of the volunteers caught colds, and those that did blew their noses into paper handkerchiefs, which were then weighed and counted.
    • With the temperature in the high 80s that day, many people were carrying handkerchiefs to wipe their hands and faces.
    • I watched as people cried, taking out handkerchiefs and trying to wipe their tears.
    • Both of them soaked their handkerchiefs in water and wiped around their faces and necks.
    • He handed her a handkerchief and she wiped her eyes and face in between her sobs.
    • He took a handkerchief and wiped Rebecca's face also then sat down on the ledge next to her.
    • He pulled out his handkerchief and wiped some ice cream that had gotten on my cheek.
    • She only managed a muffled squeak as he roughly shoved a handkerchief up to her nose.
    • His eyes began to dart back and forth and he took out a handkerchief and wiped his brow.