An example of powder is a type of makeup women use to set their foundation.
An example of powder is light, fine snow.
An example of powder is to apply makeup to the face.
An example of powder is to sprinkle talc on the body after a shower.
Tea that is powdered.
Powdered the cake with sugar.
The stars powdered the sky.
Bath powder, face powder.
To powder the hair.
Some salts powder easily.
She paints and powders.
- To be ready for a challenge with little warning.
- To make a quick departure; run away.
- To be ready for action.
Origin of powder
- Middle English poudre from Old French from Latin pulvis pulver-
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition