Definitions for kleenexˈkli nɛks

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Kleenex(noun)

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

Wiktionary

  1. kleenex(Noun)

    A generic term for any type of disposable tissue.

    Could you hand me a kleenex? My nose is running.

  2. Origin: USA, from the brand of tissues trademarked by Cellucotton Products Company (now Kimberly-Clark) in 1924–25. Alteration of clean + -ex.

Freebase

  1. Kleenex

    Kleenex is a brand name for a variety of paper-based products such as facial tissue, bathroom tissue, paper towels, and diapers. Often used as a genericized trademark, especially in the United States, the name Kleenex is a registered trademark of Kimberly-Clark Worldwide, Inc. Kleenex products are manufactured in 30 countries and sold in more than 170. Such Kleenex brands include VIVA, Cottonelle and Huggies.

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Art Hoppe:

    If there is no God, who pops up the next Kleenex

  2. Art Hoppe:

    If there is no God, who pops up the next Kleenex?

  3. Amy Falcone:

    My kids are obsessed with hand sanitizer, it's a part of the school supply list we send home for kids to bring, along with Kleenex. I'd prefer they wash their hands, but I know it will do in a pinch.


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