Definitions of powdery
  1. adjective
    consisting of fine particles
    powdery snow”
    synonyms: fine-grained, powdered, pulverised, pulverized, small-grained
    of textures that are smooth to the touch or substances consisting of relatively small particles
  2. adjective
    as if dulled in color with a sprinkling of powder
    “a powdery blue”
    light, light-colored
    (used of color) having a relatively small amount of coloring agent
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