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facial tissue

Syllabification: fa·cial tis·sue

Definition of facial tissue in English:

noun

Tissue that is used to blow one’s nose, contain a sneeze, etc.
Example sentences
  • We do everything from bathroom and facial tissue to health-care products.
  • The new facial tissue will be available in August of this year, just in time for the cold and flu season.
  • Chances are, when a critic tells readers to ‘Keep the Kleenex handy’ for a television show, he doesn't mean viewers will be inconsolable without the unique comforts of a Kleenex-brand facial tissue product.

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