What does kleenex mean?

Definitions for kleenexˈkli nɛks

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word kleenex.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Kleenex(noun)

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


  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.


  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.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of kleenex in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of kleenex in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Art Hoppe:

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

  2. 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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