What is another word for talcum?

90 synonyms found

Pronunciation:

[ tˈalkəm], [ tˈalkəm], [ t_ˈa_l_k_ə_m]

Talcum is a fine powder made from talc, a mineral. It is often used in personal care products such as cosmetics, baby powder, and antiperspirants to absorb moisture and prevent friction. Although talcum is a commonly used term, there are several synonyms for it that can be used interchangeably such as talc powder, baby powder, body powder, dusting powder, and cosmetic powder. This variety of synonyms provides a range of options for individuals when choosing their preferred products. So whether you are buying a personal care product or referring to it in conversation, there are several ways to express the word "talcum".

Usage examples for Talcum

"Smells good and makes her slippery-dry, like any other talcum," she admitted quite honestly.
"Breeder Reaction"
Winston Marks
Item one: Although we put only a pinch of it in a whole barrel of talcum powder, it did give the female users a terrific complexion!
"Breeder Reaction"
Winston Marks
"Well, I can sprinkle some talcum powder on a brown horse and make him white," said the little girl.
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