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Dictionary entry overview: What does take a powder mean?
• TAKE A POWDER (verb)
The verb TAKE A POWDER has 1 sense:
1. disappear without notifying anyone (idiom)
Familiarity information: TAKE A POWDER used as a verb is very rare.
Dictionary entry details
|Sense 1||take a powder [BACK TO TOP]|
Disappear without notifying anyone (idiom)
Verbs of size, temperature change, intensifying, etc.
skip town; take a powder
Hypernyms (to "take a powder" is one way to...):
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