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[pou-der-puhf] /ˈpaʊ dərˌpʌf/

adjective, Informal.
limited to participation by women or girls:
She plays on the powder-puff touch football team.
inconsequential; trifling; lightweight:
a powder-puff company with little financing and a weak sales effort.
a soft, feathery ball or pad, as of cotton or down, for applying powder to the skin.
a soft pad or ball of fluffy material used for applying cosmetic powder to the skin


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