powder-puff


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pow·der-puff

(pou′dər-pŭf′)
adj.
Of, relating to, or being an amateur, usually competitive activity in which only women take part: the annual powder-puff football game.
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Adj.1.powder-puff - used of competitive activities in which only women take part; "powder-puff baseball"; "a powder-puff football game"
feminine - associated with women and not with men; "feminine intuition"
References in classic literature ?
Davis observed, pausing from dabbing the end of her nose with a powder-puff.
A few aloe plants and some chance-sown pellitory grew on the tops of the square pillars of the gates, which all but concealed the stems of a couple of thornless acacias that raised their tufted spikes, like a pair of green powder-puffs, in the yard.
However, if St Mirren continue to be powder-puff in front of goal they will struggle for points and it may be worth opposing them in the goal markets for tonight's trip to Partick.
Aston Villa can build on their 6-1 rout of Sunderland by beating a powder-puff Norwich outfit.
Contrary to Stuart Gallacher''s comments, and whether we like it or not, what we have isn''t working - Just William ON GAVIN HENSON'S LATEST RUGBY COMEBACK AT TOULON: I couldn''t care less if Henson carried a powder-puff and mirror with him wherever he went.
And the Dragons never looked like getting back into the contest in a powder-puff display.
England goalkeeper Foster allowed a powder-puff shot from substitute Carlton Cole to squirm through his legs after Obinna looked to have cost the Hammers dear by crazily kicking Sebastian Larsson in the groin.
He carved out a fantastic chance for himself, it was a great turn of the big defender, but the shot ended up powder-puff.
And a powder-puff penalty miss at Valencia last night completed a miserable week.
We looked solid defensively, but going forward we were powder-puff.
This programme first started in 2001, but that pompous face under a powder-puff wig had stuffy courtroom yawn-a-rama written all over it and put me off watching.
And if Wayne Rooney gets banned for three games through trial by TV for his powder-puff push against Bolton, then Didier Drogba should get the same for the incident with Cristiano Ronaldo.