doughy

adjective \ ˈdō-ē \
Updated on: 16 Nov 2017

Definition of doughy

doughier; doughiest
: resembling dough: such as
a : not thoroughly baked
  • doughy bread
b : unhealthily pale : pasty
  • a doughy face

Examples of doughy in a Sentence

  1. High humidity can make your loaves turn out doughy.

  2. she worried that her husband was very ill when she saw his doughy complexion

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First Known Use of doughy

1601


DOUGHY Defined for English Language Learners

doughy

adjective

Definition of doughy for English Language Learners

  • : not completely baked

  • : not hard or firm

  • : pale in color and unhealthy



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