Definition of Doughy

1. Adjective. Having the consistency of dough because of insufficient leavening or improper cooking. "The cake fell; it's a doughy mess"

Exact synonyms: Soggy
Similar to: Heavy
Derivative terms: Dough, Sogginess



Definition of Doughy

1. a. Like dough; soft and heavy; pasty; crude; flabby and pale; as, a doughy complexion.

Definition of Doughy

1. Adjective. having the characteristics of dough especially in appearance or consistency: as ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Doughy

1. resembling dough [adj DOUGHIER, DOUGHIEST] - See also: dough

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Doughy

doughnut-shaped
doughnut hole
doughnut holes
doughnutlike
doughnuts
doughs
dought
doughtier
doughtiest
doughtily
doughtiness
doughtinesses
doughtren
doughts
doughty
doughy (current term)
douglas' pouch
douglas fir
douglas hemlock
douglas pine
douglas spruce
douhua
douit
douits
doujinshi
doujinshis
douk
douked
douking
douks

Literary usage of Doughy

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1. A Dictionary of Archaic and Provincial Words, Obsolete Phrases, Proverbs by James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps (1881)
"2) Heavy ; doughy. Var. dial. 3) Empty ; emaciated. Craven. 4) Daubed. Craven. 5) Tough ; dry. East. (6) Soft ; flabby ; relaxed. Norf. (7) Strong. Berks. ..."

2. Journal of a Tour Through the United States, and in Canada, Made During the by Charles Giles Bridle Daubeny (1843)
"With regard to the fare, it consisted, for supper, of coffee, greasy bacon fried in its own fat, Indian corn-bread, and doughy cakes, baked without yeast in ..."

3. The American Joe Miller: A Collection of Yankee Wit and Humour by Joe Miller, Robert Kempt (1865)
"The world is like a baked meat pie; the upper crust is rich, dry, and puffy; the lowr crust is heavy, doughy, and underdone; the middle is D^t bad generally ..."

4. On Intermittent Fever and Other Malarious Diseases by Israel Shipman Pelton Lord (1871)
"There is the tremulous tongue, with brown coat; firm, doughy feel of the abdomen, and foul breath, indicating Ars. And then there is the glandular disorder ..."

5. Lectures on fever: Delivered in the Theatre of the Meath Hospital and County by William Stokes (1876)
"... (2) doughy condition, (3) slight ascites—Increased action of abdominal aorta—Case of, in perforation of the stomach—Analogous local arterial excitement ..."

6. Lectures on Diseases of the Spinal Cord by Pierre Marie (1895)
"Omet more or lesa gu'dden : swelling, doughy condition, absence of true oedema ; crepitation ; absence of pain. Course of the affection mild and severe form ..."

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