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DOUGH

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does dough mean? 

DOUGH (noun)
  The noun DOUGH has 2 senses:

1. a flour mixture stiff enough to knead or roll
2. informal terms for money

  Familiarity information: DOUGH used as a noun is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


DOUGH (noun)


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Meaning:

A flour mixture stiff enough to knead or roll

Classified under:

Nouns denoting foods and drinks

Hypernyms ("dough" is a kind of...):

concoction; intermixture; mixture (any foodstuff made by combining different ingredients)

Meronyms (substance of "dough"):

flour (fine powdery foodstuff obtained by grinding and sifting the meal of a cereal grain)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "dough"):

pastry; pastry dough (a dough of flour and water and shortening)

bread dough (any of various doughs for bread)


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Meaning:

Informal terms for money

Classified under:

Nouns denoting possession and transfer of possession

Synonyms:

simoleons; shekels; pelf; moolah; lucre; lolly; lettuce; kale; gelt; boodle; wampum; clams; dinero; loot; bread; dough; cabbage; scratch; sugar

Hypernyms ("dough" is a kind of...):

money (the most common medium of exchange; functions as legal tender)


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