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face powder

noun
1.
a cosmetic powder used to give a mat finish to the face.
Origin of face powder
1855-1860
1855-60
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  • As Patty at the moment had her nose buried in a box of face-powder she thought it unnecessary to answer.

British Dictionary definitions for face-powder

face powder

noun
1.
a flesh-tinted cosmetic powder worn to make the face look less shiny, softer, etc
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