noun (plural same or Kleenexes)trademark
An absorbent disposable paper tissue.
- 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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