Definition of powdery
consisting of or resembling powder.
Example of powdery
‘I don't get it,’ Max said, her boots thumping on the powdery sand.
At issue is candy that contains significant amounts of chili powder, including lollipops coated with chili, and powdery mixtures of salt, lemon flavoring and chili seasoning.
Brown splatters covered her apron and her elbows were powdery .
First you know them as the old soft kind powdery grandparent; then one day you find the pictures of them in middle-age, in early adulthood, in their youth.
For decades, steelmakers have used highly polluting ovens to turn powdery coal and iron ore into chunks called coke and sinter, which are melted with superheated air to make iron.
Hazardous materials crews are checking out a report of a powdery substance found in a letter at the IRS building downtown.
His irises beet red, covered by a dull, powdery white.
I'm sure I'd personally prefer the powdery tablets as opposed to dangerous UV rays.
It brought with it the undeniable reek of sulfur, which covered its bare feet in a powdery layer.
Lowbush blueberry fruits typically are about 1/4 inch in diameter, very sweet, and covered with a powdery blue bloom.