dough


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

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