Definition of powderer in English:

powderer

noun

  • 1A person who applies powder to something, especially wigs or hair.

  • 2Any of various devices designed to facilitate the application of powder to wigs, gloves, etc.

Origin

Mid 16th century; earliest use found in William Waterman (fl. c1555). From powder + -er.

Pronunciation

powderer

/ˈpaʊd(ə)rə/