- of or like dough, especially in being soft and heavy or pallid and flabby: a doughy consistency; a fat, doughy face.
Origin of doughy
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Examples from the Web for doughy
This small pellet is, I presume, the black, doughy mass you spoke of.
On the palm were three little pyramids of black, doughy clay.
His face had the doughy look of one whose sleep has been brief and feverish.Americans All
Most little cupids are just doughy duplicates of each other.The Incendiary
W. A. (William Augustine) Leahy
Behind him rose the round, doughy visage of his wife, blank with awe.A Prairie Infanta
Eva Wilder Brodhead
- resembling dough in consistency, colour, etc; soft, pallid, or flabby
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