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Meaning of powder puff

pow'der puff"

Pronunciation: [key]
  1. a soft, feathery ball or pad, as of cotton or down, for applying powder to the skin.

pow•der-puff

Pronunciation: (pou'dur-puf"), [key]
— adj. 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.
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