Synonyms

1. pocket-handkerchief

noun. a handkerchief that is carried in a pocket.

Synonyms

  • hanky
  • hankey
  • handkerchief

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2. handkerchief

noun. ['ˈhæŋkɝtʃɪf, ˈhæŋkɝtʃiːf'] a square piece of cloth used for wiping the eyes or nose or as a costume accessory.

Synonyms

  • pocket-handkerchief
  • hankie
  • bandanna
  • piece of material
  • bandana
  • hanky
  • hankey

Etymology

  • hand (English)
  • kerchief (English)

3. pocket

noun. ['ˈpɑːkət'] a small pouch inside a garment for carrying small articles.

Synonyms

  • slash pocket
  • breast pocket
  • pocket flap
  • patch pocket
  • garment
  • pouch
  • vest pocket

Antonyms

  • overgarment
  • underdress
  • undress
  • overdress

Etymology

  • pocket (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • poket (Anglo-Norman)

4. pocket

noun. ['ˈpɑːkət'] an enclosed space.

Synonyms

  • sac
  • enclosed space
  • cavity
  • pouch

Antonyms

  • lack
  • sell
  • refrain
  • lose

Etymology

  • pocket (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • poket (Anglo-Norman)

5. pocket

noun. ['ˈpɑːkət'] a supply of money.

Synonyms

  • monetary resource
  • funds
  • cash in hand
  • pecuniary resource

Antonyms

  • ionate
  • calcify
  • iodinate
  • string

Etymology

  • pocket (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • poket (Anglo-Norman)

6. pocket

verb. ['ˈpɑːkət'] put in one's pocket.

Antonyms

  • rich people

Etymology

  • pocket (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • poket (Anglo-Norman)

7. pocket

verb. ['ˈpɑːkət'] take unlawfully.

Synonyms

  • steal

Antonyms

  • timid
  • brave

Etymology

  • pocket (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • poket (Anglo-Norman)

8. pocket

noun. ['ˈpɑːkət'] (anatomy) saclike structure in any of various animals (as a marsupial or gopher or pelican).

Synonyms

  • cheek pouch
  • auricular appendage
  • utricle
  • scrotum
  • auricula atrii
  • auricula
  • atrial auricle
  • auricle
  • auricular appendix
  • gizzard
  • gastric mill
  • utriculus
  • ventriculus
  • pouch
  • marsupium

Antonyms

  • inactivity
  • unpack
  • fall back
  • stand still

Etymology

  • pocket (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • poket (Anglo-Norman)

9. pocket

noun. ['ˈpɑːkət'] an opening at the corner or on the side of a billiard table into which billiard balls are struck.

Synonyms

  • side pocket
  • snooker table
  • gap
  • corner pocket
  • pool table
  • opening

Antonyms

  • natural object
  • finish
  • closing
  • hire

Etymology

  • pocket (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • poket (Anglo-Norman)

10. pocket

noun. ['ˈpɑːkət'] a local region of low pressure or descending air that causes a plane to lose height suddenly.

Synonyms

  • atmospheric phenomenon
  • air pocket

Antonyms

  • saddle
  • charge
  • lodge

Etymology

  • pocket (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • poket (Anglo-Norman)

Example sentences of the word pocket-handkerchief


1. Noun Phrase
Place your Guess watch face-down on a flat surface, such as a table or countertop, that has been cushioned with a pocket handkerchief or soft optical cloth.

2. Noun Phrase
The dove tree, Davidia involucrata, also called the ghost tree or pocket handkerchief tree, is a medium-sized tree, growing to heights of about 40 feet.

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