kleenex

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From the name of brand of tissues trademarked by Cellucotton Products Company (now Kimberly-Clark) in 1924–25. Alteration of clean + -ex.

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  • IPA(key): /kli.nɛks/, /klin.ɛks/

Noun[edit]

kleenex (plural kleenexes)

  1. (North America) A generic term for any type of disposable tissue.
    Could you hand me a kleenex? My nose is running.

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