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  • adj. Resembling dough.


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dough +‎ -like


  • But this batter is quickly cooked, the flour absorbs the water, the starch gelatinizes, and the mixture becomes stiff, more doughlike.


  • The batter is thick and doughlike - in part because of the fairly generous amount of flour and in part because there are chocolate chips, butterscotch chips, pecans the original recipe called for walnuts and shredded cocnut - and the only problem I had with the recipe was getting it into an even layer in the pan.

    2006 November | Baking Bites

  • An obese white man in a straw hat, with a doughlike face and a shotgun propped on his thigh, was watching them from atop his horse.

    Dave Robicheaux Ebook Boxed Set

  • Buttermilk was not a rotund, happy, doughlike creature, as his name might suggest.

    Dave Robicheaux Ebook Boxed Set

  • It turned out to be something other than what was expected, however, for the doughlike visage was wearing its look due to the man's station, not his message.

    Night Arrant

  • For a fleeting second she again remembered, with guilt and against her wish, the tortoiselike, slightly pendulous pouches of Stiarkoz, the doughlike sinking of his flesh when touched.


  • _ When boiling sulphur is poured into cold water it assumes a gummy, doughlike form, which is quite elastic.

    An Elementary Study of Chemistry

  • Its soft doughlike undulations, replete with microscopic life, illuminated the nights.

    Mare Nostrum (Our Sea) A Novel

  • Phoebe stood by one of the duck-ponds, a long pole in her hand, and a helpless expression in that doughlike countenance of hers, where aimless contours and features unite to make a kind of facial blur.

    The Diary of a Goose Girl

  • Little, round, soft, doughlike swellings occur on the skin and may be scattered freely over the surface of the body when the horse is afflicted with urticaria.

    Special Report on Diseases of the Horse


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