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powdery

adjective pow·dery \ˈpa-də-rē\

: like powder

: covered with powder

Full Definition of POWDERY

1
a :  resembling or consisting of powder <powdery snow>
b :  easily reduced to powder :  crumbling
2
:  covered with or as if with powder

Examples of POWDERY

  1. the beach's powdery white sand
  2. We skied down the powdery slopes.

First Known Use of POWDERY

15th century
POWDERY Defined for Kids

powdery

adjective pow·dery \ˈpa-də-rē\

Definition of POWDERY for Kids

1
:  made of or like powder <powdery snow>
2
:  easily crumbled <powdery bricks>
3
:  covered or sprinkled with or as if with powder <a powdery mountain slope>

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