dough

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noun \ˈdō\

Definition of dough

  1. 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. 2 :  something resembling dough especially in consistency

  3. 3 :  money

  4. 4 :  doughboy

doughlike

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Examples of dough in a sentence

  1. I don't have much dough.

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

Origin and Etymology 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


DOUGH Defined for English Language Learners

dough

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noun \ˈdō\

Definition of dough for English Language Learners

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


DOUGH Defined for Kids

dough

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noun \ˈdō\

Definition of dough for Students

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

  2. 2 :  money 1



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