Synonyms for (adjective) powdery

Synonyms: powdery

Definition: as if dulled in color with a sprinkling of powder

Usage: a powdery blue

Similar words: light, light-colored

Definition: (used of color) having a relatively small amount of coloring agent

Usage: light blue; light colors such as pastels; a light-colored powder


Synonyms: fine-grained, powdered, powdery, pulverised, pulverized, small-grained

Definition: consisting of fine particles

Usage: powdered cellulose; powdery snow; pulverized sugar is prepared from granulated sugar by grinding

Similar words: fine

Definition: of textures that are smooth to the touch or substances consisting of relatively small particles

Usage: wood with a fine grain; fine powdery snow; fine rain; batiste is a cotton fabric with a fine weave; covered with a fine film of dust