Definition of 'napkin'
Example sentences containing 'napkin'
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Use a napkin if your cob is hot. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Add bright napkins and plastic cutlery to make lunch fun. The Sun (2011)In fact you may well be charged extra for tablecloths and napkins in some places! Cheap Eats Guide to Europe 1994 (1993)It was between this and the napkin rings. The Sun (2010)Do people still use napkin rings? Times, Sunday Times (2012)The company distributes workplace equipment such as napkins, plastic cutlery and the like. Times, Sunday Times (2016)In the big lodging house in the town square, the salesmen passing through each have their own distinctive napkin ring. Times, Sunday Times (2010)I used a napkin to show how the pleats in the blue whale's throat work. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The waitresses were there with the crowd, holding tablecloths, napkins and cutlery. The Sun (2008)The only napkin rings at Buckingham Palace are those used by the household. AT HOME WITH THE QUEEN: The Inside Story of the Royal Household (2002)On the counter is a tray, set for one, complete with starched napkin and silver cutlery. Times, Sunday Times (2013)I hadn't seen anything like it before, being used to starched tablecloths and folded napkins. For Love or Money (2006)Looking lost and fearful, he gave his name and explained he made 150 napkin rings in a day but was reluctant to say any more. Times, Sunday Times (2010)He was forced to sit for up to 20 hours a day in a squalid back room, sticking tiny pieces of silver onto napkin rings. Times, Sunday Times (2010)
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Translations for 'napkin'
British English: napkin /ˈnæpkɪn/ NOUN
A napkin is a small piece of cloth or paper used to protect your clothes when you are eating.
I took a bite of a hot dog and wiped my lips with a napkin.
- American English: napkin
- Arabic: مِنْدِيلُ الْـمَائِدَةِ
- Brazilian Portuguese: guardanapo
- Chinese: 餐巾
- Croatian: ubrus
- Czech: ubrousek
- Danish: serviet
- Dutch: servet
- European Spanish: servilleta
- Finnish: lautasliina
- French: serviette table
- German: Serviette
- Greek: πετσέτα φαγητού
- Italian: tovagliolo
- Japanese: ナプキン
- Korean: 냅킨
- Norwegian: serviett
- Polish: serwetka
- European Portuguese: guardanapo
- Romanian: șervețel
- Russian: салфетка
- Spanish: servilleta
- Swedish: servett
- Thai: ผ้าเช็ดปาก
- Turkish: peçete
- Ukrainian: серветка
- Vietnamese: khăn ăn
Definition of napkin from the Collins English Dictionary
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