What does take a powder mean?

take a powder in AZ Dictionary

(v) To leave in a rush; try to escape; scram; leave without taking leave or notifying any person, frequently with a connotation of avoiding some thing unpleasant or shirking responsibility.
(v) vanish without notifying anyone (idiom)

take a powder in Community Dictionary

Stop bothering me personally and/or relax your self, particularly by taking some slack inside dust area. There you'll put some talcum on your own face to cool off. See get take a swim and travel a kite. Old-fashioned. by BuddyReport definition
leave rapidly by Marcene MaysonetReport definition
to die by RonnieReport definition
To simply take a crap. by DanaeReport definition
Chill out...relax...calm down. As in "get powder your nose or something (for a man, also) and CALM THE FUCK DOWN" by LeopoldoReport definition

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