Definition of talcum powder noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


talcum powder

BrE BrE//ˈtælkəm paʊdə(r)//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈtælkəm paʊdər//
(informal talc
BrE BrE//tælk//
; NAmE NAmE//tælk//
[uncountable] Beauty products
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a fine soft powder, usually with a pleasant smell, that you put on your skin to make it feel smooth and dry See related entries: Beauty products
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: talcum powder