Definition of powder one's nosesomewhat old-fashioned
- Excuse me. I'm just going to go powder my nose. I'll be right back.
: to sprinkle or cover with or as if with powder
: to reduce or convert to powder
: to hit very hard
: matter in a finely divided state : particulate matter
: a preparation in the form of fine particles especially for medicinal or cosmetic use
: fine dry light snow
: the part of the face that bears the nostrils and covers the anterior part of the nasal cavity
: the anterior part of the head at the top or end of the muzzle : snout, proboscis
: the sense of smell : olfaction
: to detect by or as if by smell : scent
: to push or move with the nose
: to move (something, such as a vehicle) ahead slowly or cautiously
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