What does dough mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. dough(noun)

    a flour mixture stiff enough to knead or roll

  2. boodle, bread, cabbage, clams, dinero, dough, gelt, kale, lettuce, lolly, lucre, loot, moolah, pelf, scratch, shekels, simoleons, sugar, wampum(noun)

    informal terms for money

Wiktionary

  1. dough(Noun)

    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.

    Etymology: From dah, from daigaz, from dʰeigʰ-. Cognate with Dutch deeg, German Teig, Swedish deg.

  2. dough(Noun)

    Money.

    His mortgage payments left him short on dough.

    Etymology: From dah, from daigaz, from dʰeigʰ-. Cognate with Dutch deeg, German Teig, Swedish deg.

  3. dough(Verb)

    To make into dough.

    The flour was doughed with a suitable quantity of water.

    Etymology: From dah, from daigaz, from dʰeigʰ-. Cognate with Dutch deeg, German Teig, Swedish deg.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Dough(noun)

    paste of bread; a soft mass of moistened flour or meal, kneaded or unkneaded, but not yet baked; as, to knead dough

    Etymology: [OE. dagh, dogh, dow, AS. dh; akin to D. deeg, G. teig, Icel. deig, Sw. deg, Dan. deig, Goth. daigs; also, to Goth. deigan to knead, L. fingere to form, shape, Skr. dih to smear; cf. Gr. wall, to touch, handle. . Cf. Feign, Figure, Dairy, Duff.]

  2. Dough(noun)

    anything of the consistency of such paste

    Etymology: [OE. dagh, dogh, dow, AS. dh; akin to D. deeg, G. teig, Icel. deig, Sw. deg, Dan. deig, Goth. daigs; also, to Goth. deigan to knead, L. fingere to form, shape, Skr. dih to smear; cf. Gr. wall, to touch, handle. . Cf. Feign, Figure, Dairy, Duff.]

Freebase

  1. Dough

    Dough is a thick, malleable paste made out of any cereals or leguminous crops by mixing flour with a small amount of water and/or other liquid. This process is a precursor to making a wide variety of foodstuffs, particularly breads and bread-based items, flatbreads, noodles, pastry, pizza, bread rolls, biscuits, cookies and similar items. This includes all kinds of breads or similar recipes made from maize, rice, sorghum, wheat, and other cereals or related crops used around the world. In many parts of central India, people use the quick method of making an instant roasted dough ball or baati. In countries in the Sahel region of Africa, ground and boiled dough balls are called aiysh or biya, but are not roasted. Flatbreads such as pita, lafa, lavash, matzah or matzo, naan, roti, sangak, tortilla, or yufka are made from dough and eaten in many parts of the world. Some flatbreads, such as naan and roti, use leavening agents; others such, as matzo, are not leavened. Leavened or fermented dough, made from dry ground grain cereals or legumes mixed with water and yeast, are used all over the world. Salt, oils or fats, sugars or honey and sometimes milk or eggs are also common ingredients in dough.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Dough

    dō, n. a mass of flour or meal moistened and kneaded, but not baked.—adjs. Dough′-baked, half-baked, defective in intelligence; Dough′faced (U.S.) pliable, truckling.—n. Dough′iness.—adj. Dough′-knead′ed (Milt.), soft.—n. Dough′-nut, sweetened dough fried in fat.—adj. Dough′y, like dough: soft. [A.S. dáh; Ger. teig, Ice. deig, dough; prov. dow and duff.]

Rap Dictionary

  1. dough(noun)

    Money. Synonyms for dough: papes, paper, bills, c-note ($100), dead presidents, Benjamins (American $100 bill), stacks, chips, cheese, cheddar. Don't you know when the dough get low, the juice go -- Mobb Deep (Survival of the fittest).

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of dough in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of dough in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of dough in a Sentence

  1. Anthony Falco:

    Go to your favorite pizza place and see if they’ll sell you a raw dough for $3 or $4.

  2. Republican Representative Cynthia Lummis:

    You're making a ton of dough.

  3. Deidre Ball:

    I havent formed it yet, but I will, im in the process of doing it. Its going to be The Committee to Dismantle Trump, but Ill come up with a much more clever thing than The Committee. Im gon na throw in my own dough, ask others to put their dough in there and were going to explain to the people what hes doing.

  4. Nicolas Rouzaud:

    The dough needs to maintain its shape, hence the harder dough, be careful of the liquid content. Reduce or increase golden syrup or flour for soft and hard dough.

  5. Jessica Clark-Bojin:

    I would say to anyone who wants to try their hand at pie portraits to make sure they have all their tools ready to go and their dough pre rolled out and chilling in the fridge, then you can work quickly and keep your pastry nice and light tasting out the other side.

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