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powder puff

n.
A soft pad for applying powder to the skin.
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powder puff

n
a soft pad or ball of fluffy material used for applying cosmetic powder to the skin
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014

pow′der puff`


n.
a soft ball or pad, as of cotton or down, for applying powder to the skin.
[1695–1705]
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Translations
labutěnka
pudderkvast
púderpamacs
púîurkvasti, púîi til aî púîra sig meî
pudra ponponu

powder puff

npiumino della cipria
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

powder

(ˈpaudə) noun
1. any substance in the form of fine particles. soap powder; milk-powder.
2. a special kind of substance in this form, used as a cosmetic etc. face-powder; talcum powder.
3. formerly, gunpowder. powder and shot.
verb
to put powder on (one's face or body). She powdered her nose.
ˈpowdered adjective
in the form of fine particles of dust. powdered chocolate.
ˈpowdery adjective
like powder. powdery soil.
powder puff
a piece of very soft material used to apply face-powder etc.
ˈpowder room noun
a women's restroom.
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