doughy

[ doh-ee ]
/ ˈdoʊ i /

adjective, dough·i·er, dough·i·est.

of or like dough, especially in being soft and heavy or pallid and flabby: a doughy consistency; a fat, doughy face.

Nearby words

  1. doughnut,
  2. doughnut hole,
  3. dought,
  4. doughty,
  5. doughty, charles montagu,
  6. douglas,
  7. douglas bag,
  8. douglas cul-de-sac,
  9. douglas fir,
  10. douglas hurd

Origin of doughy

First recorded in 1595–1605; dough + -y1

Related formsdough·i·ness, noun

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British Dictionary definitions for doughy

doughy

/ (ˈdəʊɪ) /

adjective doughier or doughiest

resembling dough in consistency, colour, etc; soft, pallid, or flabby
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