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doughy

[ doh-ee ]
/ ˈdoʊ i /
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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.
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Origin of doughy

First recorded in 1595–1605; dough + -y1

OTHER WORDS FROM doughy

dough·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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