face powder

face pow·der
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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [feys pou-der]
    • /feɪs ˈpaʊ dər/
    • /feɪs ˈpaʊdə(r)/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [feys pou-der]
    • /feɪs ˈpaʊ dər/

Definitions of face powder words

  • noun face powder a cosmetic powder used to give a mat finish to the face. 1
  • variable noun face powder Face powder is a very fine soft powder that you can put on your face in order to make it look smoother. 0
  • noun face powder a flesh-tinted cosmetic powder worn to make the face look less shiny, softer, etc 0
  • noun face powder a cosmetic powder, as of talcum, applied to the face 0

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Origin of face powder

First appearance:

before 1855
One of the 30% newest English words
First recorded in 1855-60

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Parts of speech for Face powder


face powder popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 37% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 62% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

face powder usage trend in Literature

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