Powder-one-s-nose meaning

(euphemistic) To use the toilet (nearly always refers to a woman).

I'll be right back; I just have to powder my nose.

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(of a woman or group of women) To temporarily leave the company of others, often to a restroom, for a brief respite from a crowd, to engage in private conversation, reapply make-up, etc.

C'mon girls; let's go powder our noses.

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