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powdery

adjective

1 powdery

Consisting of fine particles:
— Powdery snow.

synonyms: fine-grained, powdered, pulverised, pulverized, small-grained.

Roget 330: powdery, pulverulent, granular, mealy, floury, farinaceous, branny, furfuraceous, flocculent, dusty, sandy, sabulous, psammous; arenose, ... show more

Polish: drobnoziarnisty



2 powdery

As if dulled in color with a sprinkling of powder.


Moby thesaurus: branny, chalklike, chalky, comminute, comminuted, crushed, detrital, detrited, disintegrated, dusty, efflorescent, farinaceous, fine, flaky, floury, furfuraceous, gone to dust, grated, ground, impalpable ... show more.

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