Powdery vs Powderlike - What's the difference?

powdery | powderlike | Synonyms |

Powdery is a synonym of powderlike.


As adjectives the difference between powdery and powderlike

is that powdery is of or pertaining to powder while powderlike is resembling powder.

powdery

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • Of or pertaining to powder.
  • *1872 , , Roughing It , ch. 21,
  • *:We were plowing through great deeps of powdery alkali dust that rose in thick clouds and floated across the plain like smoke from a burning house. We were coated with it like millers; so were the coach, the mules, the mail-bags, the driver—we and the sage-brush and the other scenery were all one monotonous color.
  • powderlike

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Resembling powder.
  • Synonyms

    * dustlike * powdery