powder puff

noun
a soft, feathery ball or pad, as of cotton or down, for applying powder to the skin.

Origin:
1695–1705

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powder-puff

[pou-der-puhf]
adjective Informal.
1.
limited to participation by women or girls: She plays on the powder-puff touch football team.
2.
inconsequential; trifling; lightweight: a powder-puff company with little financing and a weak sales effort.

Origin:
1935–40

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powder puff
 
n
a soft pad or ball of fluffy material used for applying cosmetic powder to the skin

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