Definition of dough noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//dəʊ//
    ; NAmE NAmE//doʊ//
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  1. 1[uncountable, singular] a mixture of flour, water, etc. that is made into bread and pastry Knead the dough on a floured surface. Leave the dough to rise. Turn the dough out onto a lightly floured surface. See related entries: Carbohydrates
  2. 2[uncountable] (old-fashioned, slang) money
  3. Word OriginOld English dāg, of Germanic origin; related to Dutch deeg and German Teig, from an Indo-European root meaning ‘smear, knead’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: dough