dough

UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈdəʊ/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/doʊ/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(dō)


WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2020
dough /doʊ/USA pronunciation   n. [uncountable]
  1. Foodflour combined with water, milk, etc., in a thick mass for baking:We made our own dough for apple pie.
  2. any similar soft, pasty mass.
  3. Slang Termsmoney:Can you lend me some dough until payday?
dough•y, adj.,  -i•er, -i•est :The pizza crust was too doughy and unbaked.

WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2020
dough  (dō),USA pronunciation n. 
  1. Foodflour or meal combined with water, milk, etc., in a mass for baking into bread, cake, etc.;
    paste of bread.
  2. any similar soft, pasty mass.
  3. Slang Termsmoney.
doughlike′, adj. 
  • bef. 1000; Middle English do(u)gh, do(u)h, dou(e), Old English dāg, dāh; cognate with Dutch deeg, Old Norse deig, Gothic daigs, German Teig

Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::
dough /dəʊ/ n
  1. a thick mixture of flour or meal and water or milk, used for making bread, pastry, etc
  2. any similar pasty mass
  3. a slang word for money
Etymology: Old English dāg; related to Old Norse deig, Gothic daigs, Old High German teig dough, Sanskrit degdhi he daubs; see dairy, duff1, lady
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