Dictionary

dough

noun \ˈdō\

: a mixture of flour, water, and other ingredients that is baked to make bread, cookies, etc.

Full Definition of DOUGH

1
:  a mixture that consists essentially of flour or meal and a liquid (as milk or water) and is stiff enough to knead or roll
2
:  something resembling dough especially in consistency
3
:  money
4
:  doughboy
dough·like \-ˌlīk\ adjective

Examples of DOUGH

  1. I don't have much dough.
  2. <didn't have to spend a lot of dough for a new stereo>

Origin of DOUGH

Middle English dogh, from Old English dāg; akin to Old High German teic dough, Latin fingere to shape, Greek teichos wall
First Known Use: before 12th century

Other Food Terms

Reuben, calamari, chuck, curry, edamame, foie gras, hummus, leaven, nonpareil, peel

Rhymes with DOUGH

DOUGH Defined for Kids

dough

noun \ˈdō\

Definition of DOUGH for Kids

1
:  a thick mixture usually mainly of flour and liquid that is baked <bread dough>
2
:  money 1

Browse

8 ENTRIES FOUND:
Next Word in the Dictionary: dough–bakedPrevious Word in the Dictionary: dougAll Words Near: dough
July 02, 2015
apprehension Hear it
comprehension or the fear of future evil
Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!
How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
Test your vocab with our fun, fast game
Ailurophobia, and 9 other unusual fears