- Dough is defined as a mixture of dry flours or grains, a liquid and leavening that is then kneaded and cooked to form a baked food.
An example of dough is the wheat flour mixture used to make bread.
- The definition of dough is slang for money.
An example of dough is the cash in your pocket.
A baker kneads a lump of dough.Licensed from iStockPhoto
- a mixture of flour, liquid, leavening, and other ingredients, worked into a soft, thick mass for baking into bread, pastry, etc.
- any pasty mass like this
- ☆ Slang money
Origin: Middle English ; from Old English dag, akin to Gothic daigs, German teig ; from Indo-European base an unverified form dheiĝh-, to knead, form from source Classical Greek teichos, wall, Classical Latin fingere, to form
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- a. A soft, thick mixture of dry ingredients, such as flour or meal, and liquid, such as water, that is kneaded, shaped, and baked, especially as bread or pastry.b. A pasty mass similar to this mixture.
- Slang Money.
Origin: Middle English dogh, from Old English dāg; see dheigh- in Indo-European roots.