Napkin in a sentence 🔊

Definition of Napkin

A serviette; a (usually rectangular) piece of cloth or paper used at the table for wiping the mouth and hands for cleanliness while eating. | (Britain, South Africa) A nappy (UK), a diaper (American). | A small scarf worn on the head by Christian women when entering a Roman Catholic church, as a token of modesty.

Short Example Sentence for Napkin

  • 1. Lift with a skimmer on a napkin to drain. 🔊
  • 2. Poach the eggs and then lift on a napkin to drain. 🔊
  • 3. A snow-white napkin was spread over the basket. 🔊
  • 4. Throw a napkin over a mirror, and it reflects nothing. 🔊
  • 5. He nodded, and going to the table dipped a napkin in water. 🔊
  • 6. Gustave, his napkin in his hand, threw open the door. 🔊
  • 7. He handed Lloyd a large napkin and Lloyd wiped his mouth. 🔊
  • 8. She was just touching her napkin to her lips with a final air. 🔊
  • 9. He flung his napkin on the tray and turned his face to the wall. 🔊
  • 10. Some take a fork, and lay a piece on the napkin or tumbler by each plate. 🔊
  • 11. Others keep it in a tray, covered with a white napkin to keep off flies. 🔊
  • 12. I could dine without a tablecloth, but hardly without a cleane napkin ... 🔊
  • 13. I pulled off to the boat again, and gave the contents of the napkin to Kate. 🔊

How to use Napkin in a Sentence?

  • 1. He keeps his teeth in condition by rubbing them with his napkin before and after meals. 🔊
  • 2. Only she twisted her damask napkin till it seemed as if she must tear it in pieces. 🔊
  • 3. Remove the lid and then cover the rice closely with a clean napkin and cook for five minutes. 🔊
  • 4. Or place one package of shredded codfish in a napkin and dip in hot water and then squeeze dry. 🔊
  • 5. John rose, napkin in hand, and went while the clatter of knives and forks instantly ceased. 🔊
  • 6. I then put the will and the money into my pocket, and filled a napkin with food for Kate. 🔊
  • 7. She folded up her napkin at dinner in the thrifty manner of the Church Street house. 🔊
  • 8. At once, at your bidding, Through my intercession The napkin will serve you. 🔊
  • 9. The observer holds the tongue out gently with a napkin and reflects the light from the mirror on his forehead on to the back of the throat. 🔊
  • 10. Penny tucked a napkin beneath her father's chin and offered him a spoonful of beef broth. 🔊
  • 11. The man laid the piece of bread down carefully and wiped his fingers on the napkin spread across his knees. 🔊
  • 12. He tied up in a napkin a meal of food, which had been brought to him but not eaten, and started to go with them. 🔊
  • 13. You must know that it is the hostess at the inn where you slept who is the guilty party, for she stole your napkin and your ass. 🔊
  • 14. The hostess, struck dumb with astonishment, at once became covetous and resolved to have the napkin for herself. 🔊
  • 15. He had had Limburger cheese for his dinner and had used his whiskers for a napkin to catch the crumbs. 🔊
  • 16. She fetched a napkin and laid in it the magic fruits from the enchanted garden, which sparkled and shone like the most beautiful jewels. 🔊
  • 17. Lift, drain well and then turn on a hot platter, laying a napkin under the fish to absorb the moisture. 🔊
  • 18. To serve, split and fill with jam and then pile on a wicker basket, cover with a napkin and serve with tea. 🔊
  • 19. Always stick your napkin in your button-hole at the dinner table, if you admit such French superfluities at all. 🔊
  • 20. His guests took their seats at the table, and as each opened his napkin he found a check for the full amount of his claim, with interest. 🔊
  • 21. They had not gone far, however, when they beheld a slice of beautiful white bread lying on a snowy napkin by the roadside. 🔊
  • 22. He now stood with a napkin over his arm, and was gravely uncorking the long-necked bottle of Rhenish. 🔊
  • 23. The spout and top were closely covered with a napkin and the pot returned to the pail, containing sufficient boiling water to keep the pot hot. 🔊
  • 24. Her aunt sighed, and handed her the lunch-basket; a fringe of red-and-white napkin dangled invitingly from the corner. 🔊
  • 25. The Hungarian, aghast, took up his napkin and began to brush the drink from his uniform, meanwhile sputtering to an extent verging on hysteria. 🔊
  • 26. You need but say softly, "O napkin enchanted, Give food to the peasants. 🔊
  • 27. The head waiter, as seen from behind, napkin on arm, dish on spread hand, superb, debonair, stout but fleet. 🔊