Definition of powder verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

powder

 verb
verb
NAmE//ˈpaʊdər//
 
powder somethingVerb Forms present simple I / you / we / they powder
 
he / she / it powders
 
past simple powdered
 
-ing form powdering
 
 
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  • to put powder on something She powdered her face and put on her lipstick.
  • Idioms
    powder your nose(old-fashioned)
     
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    a polite way of referring to the fact that a woman is going to the bathroom I'm just going to powder my nose.
    See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: powder