Doughy Dough"y (d[=o]"[y^]), a. Like dough; soft and heavy; pasty; crude; flabby and pale; as, a doughy complexion. [1913 Webster]

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  • doughy — [dō′ē] adj. doughier, doughiest of or like dough; soft, pasty, flabby, etc. doughiness n …   English World dictionary

  • doughy — adjective (doughier; est) Date: 1601 resembling dough: as a. not thoroughly baked < doughy bread > b. unhealthily pale ; pasty < a doughy face > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • doughy — doughiness, n. /doh ee/, adj., doughier, doughiest. of or like dough, esp. in being soft and heavy or pallid and flabby: a doughy consistency; a fat, doughy face. [1595 1605; DOUGH + Y1] * * * …   Universalium

  • doughy — [[t]do͟ʊi[/t]] ADJ GRADED If you describe something as doughy, you mean that it has a fairly soft texture like dough. Add water and mix with a knife to a doughy consistency …   English dictionary

  • doughy — UK [ˈdəʊɪ] / US [ˈdoʊɪ] adjective Word forms doughy : adjective doughy comparative doughier superlative doughiest soft and easily stretched …   English dictionary

  • doughy — dough|y [ˈdəui US ˈdoui] adj 1.) looking and feeling like dough 2.) doughy skin is pale and soft and looks unhealthy …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • doughy — adjective 1 looking and feeling like dough (1) 2 doughy skin is unhealthily pale and soft …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • doughy — dough ► NOUN 1) a thick mixture of flour and liquid, for baking into bread or pastry. 2) informal money. DERIVATIVES doughy adjective (doughier, doughiest) . ORIGIN Old English …   English terms dictionary

  • doughy — adjective /ˈdəʊˌi/ a) having the characteristics of dough especially in appearance or consistency: as b) pale and flabby …   Wiktionary

  • doughy — Synonyms and related words: adhesive, amylaceous, ashen, ashy, baccate, blanched, clabbered, clammy, clayey, clotted, coagulated, colorless, curdled, flabby, fleshy, gaumy, gelatinous, glairy, gluelike, gluey, glutenous, glutinose, glutinous,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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