Dough meaning

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.

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A thick, malleable substance made by mixing flour with other ingredients such as water, eggs, and/or butter, that is made into a particular form and then baked.

Pizza dough is very stretchy.

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(slang) Money.

His mortgage payments left him short on dough.

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Money.
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The definition of dough is slang for money.

An example of dough is the cash in your pocket.

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A mixture of flour, liquid, leavening, and other ingredients, worked into a soft, thick mass for baking into bread, pastry, etc.
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Any pasty mass like this.
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To make into dough.

The flour was doughed with a suitable quantity of water.

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Money.
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Origin of dough

  • Middle English dogh from Old English dāg dheigh- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Middle English dow, dogh, dagh, from Old English dāh, dāg, from Proto-Germanic *daigaz (“dough”), from Proto-Indo-European *dʰeygʰ- (“to knead, form, mold”). Cognate with Scots daich, dauch, doach (“dough”), West Frisian daai (“dough”), Dutch deeg (“dough”), Low German Deeg (“dough”), German Teig (“dough”), Danish dej (“dough”), Swedish deg (“dough”), Icelandic deig (“dough”).

    From Wiktionary