Definition of Kleenex

1. Noun. A piece of soft absorbent paper (usually two or more thin layers) used as a disposable handkerchief.

Language type: Trademark
Generic synonyms: Tissue, Tissue Paper



Definition of Kleenex

1. Noun. (North America) A generic term for any type of disposable tissue. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Kleenex

1. a cleansing tissue -- a trademark [n -ES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Kleenex

klaxoning
klaxons
kleagle
kleagles
klebelsbergite
klebsiella infections
klebsiella pneumonia
klebsiella pneumoniae
klebsiella rhinoscleromatis
klebsiellas
klecktoken
klecktokens
kleeblattschadel
kleemanite
kleenebok
kleenex (current term)
kleenexes
kleinite
kleinschmidt monolayer technique
klepht
klephtic
klephts
kleptarchies
kleptarchy
klepto
klepto-
kleptocracies
kleptocracy
kleptocrat
kleptocratic

Literary usage of Kleenex

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1. Mechanically Inclined: Building Grammar, Usage, and Style Into Writer's Workshop by Jeff Anderson (2005)
"My mother said we were misusing the word; you could not call a kleenex ... When I grew older, _ _ used kira-kira to describe butterflies, colored kleenex. ..."

2. Claudine the Circus Woman by Timothy J. Quinlan (2000)
"On special occasions, we would use the kleenex Puffs that left a neat oily surface on the broth. Those were simpler times. 87'Voila' was also the name of ..."

3. Basic Math Skills Grade 5 by Wes Tuttle (2003)
"She has measured a kleenex box and found that its length is 9 inches, the width is 4 inches, ... Now, what is the volume of the kleenex box? 4. ..."

4. Family Words: The Dictionary for People Who Don't Know a Frone from a Brinkle by Paul Dickson (1998)
"It reads, “The little man who pushes the next kleenex tissue up In the kleenex box. As created by Bob Hope on his radio program. ..."

5. An Inverted Sort of Prayer by Chris F. Needham (2006)
"She actually seemed to have a fairly good attitude about the whole thing, even going so far as to offer me kleenex to wipe the ..."

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