Definition of Powderer

1. Noun. Someone who applies or scatters powder.

Generic synonyms: Individual, Mortal, Person, Somebody, Someone, Soul
Derivative terms: Powder



Definition of Powderer

1. Noun. Agent noun of powder; one who powders. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Powderer

1. one that powders [n -S] - See also: powders

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Powderer

powder monkey
powder monkeys
powder one's nose
powder photography
powder puff
powder puffs
powder room
powder rooms
powder store
powder technique
powdered
powdered ginger
powdered milk
powdered mustard
powdered sugar
powderer (current term)
powderers
powderflask
powderflasks
powderhorn
powderhorns
powderhound
powderhounds
powderier
powderiness
powdering
powdering tub
powderings
powderise
powderize

Literary usage of Powderer

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1. Lives of the Queens of England of the House of Hanover by Doran (John) (1875)
"Till the hair-dresser was admitted for the completion of this last matter, the Queen, while being dressed, read the newspapers; but when the powderer came ..."

2. Journal of the Philadelphia College of Pharmacy by Philadelphia College of Pharmacy (1831)
"... and fortunately not of a character calculated to do any injury. Inquiry baring been made of the powderer, it Was ascertained that his ..."

3. Adulterations Detected; Or, Plain Instructions for the Discovery of Frauds by Arthur Hill Hassall (1857)
"A powderer receives a lot of opium so dry that it only loses six per cent, in powdering. He receives another lot that I- •-. • Fig. 307. ..."

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