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1A thick, malleable mixture of flour and liquid, used for baking into bread or pastry.
- ‘My family always preserved grapes on the vine and would use them with leftover bread dough to make this tart.’
- ‘It then offered several sets of instructions for using dough in cookies, pastry, bread, and the like.’
- ‘It is this technique that allows pastry doughs to rise and pie crusts to flake.’
- ‘This is what gives the elasticity to yeast doughs, which have to be kneaded and stretched.’
- ‘Electricity runs the bread plants and proofing rooms to prepare the dough for baking.’
- ‘If dough sticks, add a little more flour until dough becomes a soft round shape.’
- ‘As well, he anticipates that his process will be adapted for making whole rice grain pastas and pizza doughs by one or more commercial producers.’
- ‘The recipe calls for the preparation of three separate doughs.’
- ‘Here's how to knead yeast doughs like focaccia.’
- ‘In wheat, the prolamins form the major components of the gluten protein fraction which forms a viscoelastic network in doughs and is largely responsible for the ability to process wheat to form bread, pasta and many other food products.’
- ‘One outcome: lower-quality flour, resulting in doughs that were unable to withstand the rigorous mixing that's part of making bread.’
- ‘An earthenware jar of sourdough starter, which Marion has nurtured for over four years, has become an important part of the pleasure she takes in making yeast doughs; whether English muffins, pancakes or loaves of bread.’
- ‘He wrapped the combination in a thick slab of egg and flour dough, deep fried it and a legend was born.’
- ‘Fortified bread could be produced by adding yeast fortified with vitamins to bread dough.’
- ‘Pastry doughs, and those for shortbread-type biscuits and cakes, use soft flour, with a high proportion of shortening, and are usually unleavened, giving a crisp, friable result.’
- ‘Inclusion suppliers now are receiving numerous requests for high-quality reduced-carb ingredients such as cookie doughs, brownies and cake mixes.’
- ‘Pour a little rose water in to fruit salads, use it to flavour thick syrups or add it to pastry and biscuit doughs, or whipped cream.’
- ‘Knead the chilled dough on a lightly floured board until it's elastic, then roll it out until it is quite thin.’
- ‘The oven can cook thinner doughs but not thicker ones.’
- ‘Like the phyllo and strudel doughs of Europe, making the dough is an acquired skill that takes most Moroccans years to master.’
2informal Money.‘lots of dough’
cash, hard cash, ready moneyView synonyms
- ‘For yee biggest rock acts of yonder do stand to make a lot of dough from reunions.’
- ‘I'm no mathematician, but wouldn't the sale of the lad Rooney give them enough dough to cover the debt?’
- ‘Once I get that we'll be okay, but they will be loan players I would say because we ain't got a lot of dough.’
- ‘We are not talking about being short of a little bit of dough, it is big money.’
- ‘Don't worry about the fact he's already fronted up with a few million dollars of his own dough.’
- ‘The film makes it clear that she is not exactly rolling in dough.’
- ‘Die-hard fans will have no problem plunking down their hard-earned dough.’
- ‘Even adjusting for inflation, that's a lot of dough for a poor boy from the backwoods of Austria.’
- ‘Greggs Bakery is hoping to raise lots of dough at a charity run at Heaton Park.’
Old English dāg, of Germanic origin; related to Dutch deeg and German Teig, from an Indo-European root meaning smear, knead.
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