Translation of napkin in Spanish:


servilleta, n.

Pronunciation /ˈnæpkən/ /ˈnapkɪn/

See Spanish definition of servilleta


  • 1

    (at table)
    servilleta feminine
    • In the last year or so a number of people have pointed out this truly disgusting trend, that an increasing number of men are using their table napkin to blow their nose.
    • It belongs in the position of a table napkin, beside a plate.
    • She was fiddling with her table napkin nervously.
    • Mike got out a pen from his pocket and drew four columns on a table napkin.
    • The museum's eclectic collection spans 400 years and includes rare pieces like a 1565 Elizabethan table napkin.
    • The white linen thing at your place is called a napkin (not a serviette; a serviette is a paper napkin with Christmas trees printed on it).
    • Everything from broths to cream soups will make your dull meal look like it deserves cloth napkins.
    • A lotus blossom adorns the table and white linen napkins are folded and waiting.
    • I put the linen napkin on my lap to show I am not poorly mannered and uncivil.
    • My fingers fidgeted with the white, cloth napkin in my lap.
    • She walked to him as he unfolded a white cloth napkin and smiled.
    • Jeff exclaimed as he threw his cloth napkin onto the table with a grin.
    • Sam took a paper napkin from the chromium dispenser, crunched it into a ball and handed it to her.
    • Then he wiped his hands and mouth, throwing the used napkin on his empty plate.
    • He finished his burger and grabbed a napkin from the dispenser in the middle of the table.
    • Dutifully, I grab a couple napkins from the dispenser next to me and pass them to my right.
    • He took a cocktail napkin and wrote on it.
    • Frankie grabbed a napkin from the silver holder and pulled a pen out of his pocket.
    • Nelson tossed his napkin on his plate, and, rising, strode toward the door.
    • Tears poured down my face and I blew my nose in a crumpled napkin I had in my bag.
    • He scoffed and studied the origami napkin in front of him.
  • 2British formal

    (for baby)
    pañal masculine
  • 3US