Entry from British & World English dictionary
A powder used to make someone’s skin itch, typically as a practical joke.
- I'm been fortunate enough to escape the wrath of sneezing powder, and itching powder, so it was strange.
- Seat numbers were stuck on the back of joke shop novelties, which included itching powder and a fly in a plastic ice cube.
- Anne and Marie's roommate put itching powder on the toilet paper in Marie's bathroom.
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