Dough definition

(slang) Money.
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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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(slang) Money.
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A pasty mass similar to this mixture.
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Any pasty mass like this.
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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.
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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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To make into dough.

The flour was doughed with a suitable quantity of water.

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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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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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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
dough
Plural:
doughs

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