Playdough vs Dough - What's the difference?

playdough | dough |


As nouns the difference between playdough and dough

is that playdough is modeling clay for children while dough is a thick, malleable substance made by mixing flour with other ingredients such as water, eggs, and/or butter, that is made into a particular form and then baked.

As a verb dough is

to make into dough.

playdough

English

Alternative forms

*playdoh

Noun

  • Modeling clay for children.
  • dough

    English

    Alternative forms

    * (dialectal)

    Noun

    (en-noun)
  • A thick, malleable substance made by mixing flour with other ingredients such as water, eggs, and/or butter, that is made into a particular form and then baked.
  • Pizza dough is very stretchy.
  • (slang) Money.
  • His mortgage payments left him short on dough .

    Derived terms

    * doughboy * doughnut * doughy * rolling in dough

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • To make into dough.
  • The flour was doughed with a suitable quantity of water.

    Derived terms

    *