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doughty

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adjective dough·ty \ˈdau̇-tē\

Simple Definition of doughty

  • : brave, strong, and determined

Full Definition of doughty

dough·ti·erdough·ti·est

  1. :  marked by fearless resolution :  valiant <a doughty warrior>

dough·ti·ly play \ˈdau̇-təl-ē\ adverb
dough·ti·ness play \ˈdau̇-tē-nəs\ noun

Examples of doughty

  1. <the doughty heroes of old>



Origin of doughty

Middle English, from Old English dohtig; akin to Old High German toug is useful, Greek teuchein to make


First Known Use: before 12th century

Rhymes with doughty



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