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Definition of "powdering" [pow•der•ing]

  • Present participle of powder. (verb)
  • A patch or application of powder. (noun)

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Use "powdering" in a sentence
  • "In houses of any pretension was a small room set apart for the purpose, and it was known as the powdering-room."
  • "They keep silent about it as though it were a kind of powdering or painting."
  • "Another Committee of Fourteen investigator in 1914 observed the loose behavior of women workers in a restaurant: “They were putting on their aprons, combing their hair, powdering their noses, . . . all the while tossing back and forth to each other, apparently in a spirit of good-natured comradeship, the most vile epithets that I had ever heard emerge from the lips of a human being.”"
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