dough meaning

EN[dəʊ] [doʊ] [-əʊ]
  • This article is about a cooking ingredient. For the British sitcom episode, see Dough (Bottom episode).
  • Dough ( /doʊ/ ) is a thick, malleable, sometimes elastic, paste made out of any cereals (grains), leguminous or chestnut crops.
  • The process of making and shaping dough is a precursor to making a wide variety of foodstuffs, particularly breads and bread-based items, but also including biscuits, cakes, cookies, dumplings, flatbreads, noodles, pasta, pastry, pizza, piecrusts,

    Definition of dough in English Dictionary

  • NounPLdoughs
    1. 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.
      1. Pizza dough is very stretchy.
    2. SLA Money.
      1. His mortgage payments left him short on dough.
      2. Hey Martin, we are playing a hold'em card game for some dough, would you like to join?
  • VerbSGdoughsPRdoughingPT, PPdoughed
    1. VT To make into dough.
      1. The flour was doughed with a suitable quantity of water.
  • More Examples
    1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
      • this dough does not work easily;  the soft metal works well ‎
      • There are influences from across the Arabian Sea, as with sambuusas, triangles of dough sealed around cumin-laced ground beef or chicken, distant kin to Indian samosas.
      • Mary would flatten the dough before rolling it into pretzels.
  • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
    1. Nouns
      • Countable nouns
        • Singularia tantum
          • Uncountable nouns
        • Verbs
          • Transitive verbs
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        Source: Wiktionary

        Meaning of dough for the defined word.

        Grammatically, this word "dough" is a noun, more specifically, a countable noun and a singularia tantum. It's also a verb, more specifically, a transitive verb.
        Difficultness: Level 3
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        Definiteness: Level 8
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