Part of speech: adjective


Part of speech: verb

To make or become powder; put powder upon.

Part of speech: noun

A collection of minute particles; especially, gunpowder.

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Usage examples "powder":

  1. Penny left a call for Miss Kippenberg's car and then went back to the powder room. - "Danger at the Drawbridge", Mildred A. Wirt.
  2. " Powder my back, there's a darling," cried some one else. - "The Garden Party", Katherine Mansfield.
  3. Give one powder every four hours in their drinking water. - "The Veterinarian", Chas. J. Korinek.