[hang-kee] /ˈhæŋ ki/
noun, plural hankies.
noun (pl) hankies
(informal) short for handkerchief
A handkerchief (1895+)
Related Terms hincty adjective [1924+ Black; origin unknown]
[hangks] /hæŋks/ noun 1. Tom, born 1956, U.S. film actor. [hangk] /hæŋk/ noun 1. a skein, as of thread or yarn. 2. a definite length of thread or yarn: A hank of cotton yarn measures 840 yards. 3. a coil, knot, or loop: a hank of hair. 4. Nautical. a ring, link, or shackle for […]
[hang-kou; Chinese hahn-koh] /ˈhæŋˈkaʊ; Chinese ˈhɑnˈkoʊ/ noun, Pinyin, Wade-Giles. 1. a former city in E Hubei province, in E China: now part of Wuhan. /ˈhænˈkaʊ/ noun 1. a former city in SE China, in SE Hubei at the confluence of the Han and Yangtze Rivers: one of the Han Cities; merged with Hanyang and Wuchang […]
[hap-ee-nis] /ˈhæp i nɪs/ noun 1. the quality or state of being . 2. good fortune; pleasure; contentment; joy. n. 1520s, “good fortune,” from happy + -ness. Meaning “pleasant and contented mental state” is from 1590s. Phrase greatest happiness for the greatest number was in Hutcheson (1725).