Handkerchief Code

Fetish code, flagging, or hanky color codes, you can pick your name but it boils down to color=fetish.

Fetish falls into 3 categories: Kink, Identity, Traits

  • Kink – Things you like to do ( Flogging, sucking…)
  • Identity – Who you are / like / roles (officer, daddy… )
  • Traits – Physical Characteristics you have / like in others (uncut, 8+, tattoos)

Compiled below is the List of the Classic Hanky codes grouped by fetish types

KINK hanky codes

fetishColor ( 2 Color )worn left / arrow UPworn right / arrow DOWN
anal play BLUEfucker (top)fuckee (bottom)
oral play LIGHT BLUEwants headcocksucker
fistingREDfist fuckerfist fuckee
watersportsYELLOWpisser/WSpiss freak
double wideDARK RED2-handed fister2-handed fistee
heavy sadomasochismBLACKheavy SM topheavy SM bottom
bondageGRAYbondage topfit to be tied!
chastityPURPLE2grayKey holdercaged
cock and ball tortureBLUE, Tealcock & ball torturercock & ball torturee
milking playHOLSTEINmilkermilkee
69 sexual positionBLUE, Robin’s Egg69eranything but 69ing
spanking playFUSCHIAspankerspankee
spit playYELLOW, Palespitsdrool crazy
pit playMAGENTAsuck my pitsarmpit freak
jack off WHITEbeat my meat (J/O)I’ll do us both (J/O)
tit playPINK, Darktit torturertit torturee
navel playMAUVEinto navel worshippershas a navel fetish
rimmingBEIGErimmerrimmee
dildo playPINK, Lightdildo fuckerdildo fuckee
scat playBROWNscat topscat bottom
toe playCORALsuck my toesshrimper (sucks toes)
piercing playPURPLEpiercerpiercee
shave playRED w/WHITE Stripeshavershavee
blade playMAROONcutsbleeds
group playGOLDtwo looking for oneone looking for two
everythingORANGEanything anytimenothing now (just cruising)

To decode the abbreviations read hanky color abbreviations.
To decode the color shades read hanky color shades
To decode the features (textures, patterns and objects)
Explore the Hanky 2 concept here

IDENTITY hanky codes

fetishColor ( 2 Color )worn left / arrow UPworn right / arrow DOWN
bearRED w/BLACK Stripefurry bearlikes bears
boxer underwearPAISLEYwears boxer shortslikes boxer shorts
business manGREY FLANNELowns a suitlikes men in suits
celebritySILVER LAMEcelebritystarfucker
cop playBLUE, Mediumcopcopsucker
cowboyRUSTa cowboya cowboy’s horse
daddy / sonGREEN, Hunterdaddyorphan boy looking for daddy
drag queensLAVENDERlikes drag queensdrag queen
escortGREEN, Kellyhustler (for rent)john (looking to buy)
militaryOLIVE DRABmilitary topmilitary bottom
muscleboysGOLD LAMElikes muscleboy bottomslikes muscleboy tops
park sex red_white~ginghampark sex toppark sex bottom
flyingBLUE, Airforcepilot/flight attendantlikes flyboys
safe sexBLACK w/WHITE Checksafe sex topsafe sex bottom
sailorsBLUE, Light w/WHITE Stripesailorlookin’ for salty seamen
school playBROWN CORDUROYheadmasterstudent
smoke playTANsmokes cigarslikes cigars
pornBLACK VELVEThas/takes videoswill perform for the camera
voyuer WHITE VELVETvoyeur (likes to watch)will put on a show
latex gearCHARCOALlatex fetish toplatex fetish bottom

Individual hanky code pages may also include recommendation on gay popper brands commonly purchased by kinksters in each fetish.

TRAIT hanky codes

fetishColor ( 2 Color )worn left / arrow UPworn right / arrow DOWN
circumcisedBROWN SATINcutlikes cut
uncircumcisedBROWN~LACE2brown~laceuncutlikes uncut
well hungMUSTARDhung 8″+wants 8″+
tattooLEOPARDhas tattooslikes tattoos
chub APRICOTtwo tons o’ funchubby chaser
oral w/asian guysBLUE, Light w/YELLOW Dotslikes asian suckerslikes to suck asians
oral w/black guysBLUE, Light w/BLACK Dotslikes black suckerslikes to suck blacks
oral w/latin guys light.blue_brown~dotslikes latino suckerslikes to suck latinos
oral w/white guys light.blue_white~dotslikes white suckerslikes to suck whites
anal w/asian guysYELLOW w/WHITE Stripelikes asian bottomslikes asian tops
anal w/black guysBLACK w/WHITE Stripelikes black bottomslikes black tops
anal w/latin guysBROWN w/WHITE Stripelikes latino bottomslikes latino tops
anal w/white guysWHITE LACElikes white bottomslikes white tops

What do different hanky Colors mean?

Hanky Colors directly correspond to preferences that you have in the traits, kinks or identity of a certain, often times sexual interest. Collectively these are described at Fetishes. Classic handkerchief codes (listed above) used both color and side to convey the message. Wearing a Yellow Hanky on the left, would indicate an interest in the active role in watersports. More obscure colors exist including even patterns such as a red and white gingham plain (think table cloth), is used to signal an interest in park sex.
As time has moved forward fetish flagging faded. In part because the lack of colors, reduced social sartorial use of handkerchiefs and certainly through the rise of apps which enabled profiles to be very specific.

What is the New Handkerchief Code?

Hanky 2 or Hanky Code Version 2 expands the original color code system to use 2 colors in an arrow that can be rotated to convey active / passive interest in the particular fetish..
The combination of 2 colors vastly expand the number of fetishes that can be represented, while the arrow itself can be included on pins, wristbands and a vast array of printed clothing…. and yes.. a handkerchief.

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