doughy

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj doughy having the consistency of dough because of insufficient leavening or improper cooking; it's a doughy mess" "the cake fell"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Doughy Like dough; soft and heavy; pasty; crude; flabby and pale; as, a doughy complexion.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • doughy Like dough; flabby and pallid; yielding to pressure; impressible.
    • doughy Not thoroughly baked, as bread; consisting in part of unbaked dough; half-baked.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adj Doughy like dough: soft
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
A.S. dáh; Ger. teig, Ice. deig, dough; prov. dow and duff.

Usage

In literature:

He looked doughy faced and haggard.
"Take Me for a Ride" by Mark E. Laxer
This small pellet is, I presume, the black, doughy mass you spoke of.
"The Return of Sherlock Holmes" by Arthur Conan Doyle
Doughy still muttered, but the beer had deadened his senses and his jealous anger had evaporated.
"Jonah" by Louis Stone
Why they call him Doughy Daw.
"Ulysses" by James Joyce
If the crumb feels harsh and dry, the bread is not moist enough, and if it feels doughy, the bread is too moist.
"Woman's Institute Library of Cookery, Vol. 1" by Woman's Institute of Domestic Arts and Sciences
In his pudding there are doughy patches.
"Since Cézanne" by Clive Bell
In reality they were watching the doughy countenance before him.
"The Story of the Foss River Ranch" by Ridgwell Cullum
Unless these precautions are taken, the crust will be hard and brittle, while the inside is still moist and doughy.
"Cassell's Vegetarian Cookery" by A. G. Payne
There sat her bread and pies, in the most lamentable half-baked, sticky, doughy condition imaginable.
"The Adventures of Ann" by Mary E. Wilkins Freeman
Better take too long than not long enough, as doughy bread is most objectionable and unwholesome.
"Public School Domestic Science" by Mrs. J. Hoodless
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In news:

Minnesota Timberwolves bruiser Nikola Pekovic has never been accused of being doughy.
Finding doughy comfort in Chinese restaurants.
Dunkin' Donuts App Lets You Purchase, Gift Doughy Treats.
Doug Doughy 's Notebook Plus columns.
Traditional Irish soda bread is a dense, doughy bread with a crunchy crust and a stick-to-your-ribs interior, a perfect companion to corned beef and cabbage.
Piled high with cheese and featuring a crust that wasn't too doughy, it did not disappoint.
Fans of Middle Eastern food know that falafels come all kind of ways –– greasy, crumbly, crispy on the edges, doughy on the inside –– but Riva 's falafels were models of yummy consistency.
(AP) — Minnesota Timberwolves bruiser Nikola Pekovic has never been accused of being doughy.
"Dumpling" isn't quite onomatopoeic, but the name certainly suggests doughy drops of goodness.
Sometimes I find Italian food a little too heavy for the warmer months—we are weeks from bikini season and my midsection is still as doughy as a half cooked cinnamon roll.
New Jersey natives opened the store more than 25 years ago, and it's been pumping out fresh, crisp and perfectly doughy New York-style bagels ever since.
That doughy midsection could be 'wheat belly '.
The Union Market bar will serve both traditional and newfangled doughy treats.
The protagonist (Jordan Gelber) is a doughy, middle-aged man-child living with his parents and his action figures in this darkly perceptive suburban comedy from the director of Welcome to the Dollhouse.
The weather wanes cooler, and this is the harbinger of holiday food, the food of northern peoples, with an emphasis on heavy cream, chunks of meat and heavy, doughy breads.
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