[ US /ˈkɝtʃəf/ ]
[ UK /kˈɜːt‍ʃiːf/ ]
  1. a square scarf that is folded into a triangle and worn over the head or about the neck
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How To Use kerchief In A Sentence

  • Other handy bits and pieces like plasters, handkerchief, aftersun and a needle and thread can also come in handy, and don't take up too much room.
  • Those who had struck it rich wore black woollen trousers and Napoleon boots, and sported silk sashes and gaily coloured kerchiefs.
  • A big Chinaman, remarkably evil-looking, with his head swathed in a yellow silk handkerchief and face badly pock-marked, planted a pike-pole on the White and Yellow
  • The woman wiped her sweaty face with a bright red handkerchief and bobbed her head in the direction of the coopery. City of Glory
  • She usually wore a dress of dark gray stuff, with immense pockets, a black silk neckerchief folded over her shoulders, a white tamboured muslin cap, with a black ribbon passed two or three times round the crown. Helen and Arthur or, Miss Thusa's Spinning Wheel
  • Last week, a bronze-skinned buckaroo, with a flashing red neckerchief above his blue shirt, with shining leather chaparejos and crimson saddle-blanket, dashed up from a Western skyline on a snorting, piebald cow-pony.
  • We were also greeted by a large man in rumpled chef's whites and a rakish black beret, a handkerchief knotted jauntily around his neck.
  • He pulled a grimy handkerchief from his pocket and let fly with a wet honk into the rag, then he looked at them with bleary eyes.
  • Yes, it's my handkerchief.
  • handed her his pristine white handkerchief
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