Definition of Kleenex in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈkliːnɛks/

noun (plural same or Kleenexes)

An absorbent disposable paper tissue.
Example sentences
  • Everyone in the audience seemed to be reaching for a Kleenex, or wiping their eyes on their sleeves by the end.
  • Six hours later, I was in floods of tears and reaching blurry-eyed for the Kleenex.
  • She wiped her eyes with the Kleenex he offered her and watched as he went to the kitchen.

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