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doughnut

noun dough·nut \-(ˌ)nət\

Simple Definition of doughnut

  • : a piece of sweet fried dough that is often shaped like a ring

  • : something that has a round shape like a doughnut

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of doughnut

  1. 1 :  a small usually ring-shaped cake fried in fat

  2. 2 :  something (as a mathematical torus) that resembles a doughnut especially in shape

doughnutlike play \-ˌlīk\ adjective

Examples of doughnut in a sentence

  1. drawing doughnuts in the sand



Circa 1809

First Known Use of doughnut

circa 1809

Variants of doughnut

also donut \-(ˌ)nət\

DOUGHNUT Defined for Kids

doughnut

noun dough·nut \ˈdō-ˌnət\

Definition of doughnut for Students

  1. :  a small ring of sweet dough fried in fat




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