Definition of Powder-puff

1. Adjective. Used of competitive activities in which only women take part. "A powder-puff football game"

Similar to: Feminine

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Powder-puff

poverty level
poverty line
poverty lines
poverty trap
powder-post termite
powder-puff (current term)
powder and shot
powder blue
powder blues
powder cap
powder caps
powder compact
powder flask
powder horn
powder hoy
powder keg
powder kegs
powder magazine
powder metallurgy
powder method

Literary usage of Powder-puff

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1. Bulletin of Pharmacy (1920)
"Sanitary Velour Lyons, Limited, Montreal, attracted attention to their window by a huge powder puff suspended from the middle of the ceiling (the stunt was ..."

2. London Society edited by James Hogg, Florence Marryat (1872)
"Oblige me by handing over that powder-puff to me.' She looked vexed, but complied. ' When you come back, I will tell you why.' 'You are a pest,' said Mrs. ..."

3. A Collection of Addresses, Songs, Squibs, &c. Published at Liverpool, During (1897)
"«ut of Powder Puff, a remarkable little Poney, —— and a Hack. Lot 14. Fire Brand, out of Break-a-day, out of White Boy, out of Sedition, being thought a ..."

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