doughnut

(redirected from Donuts)
Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Idioms, Encyclopedia.

dough·nut

also do·nut  (dō′nŭt′, -nət)
n.
1. A small ring-shaped cake made of rich, light dough that is fried in deep fat.
2. Something whose form is reminiscent of a ring-shaped cake.
3. A fast, tight 360° turn made in a motor vehicle or motorized boat.

[dough + earlier nut, a small rounded cake or cookie; see nut.]

doughnut

(ˈdəʊnʌt) or

donut

n
1. (Cookery) a small cake of sweetened dough, often ring-shaped or spherical with a jam or cream filling, cooked in hot fat
2. (Nuclear Physics) anything shaped like a ring, such as the reaction vessel of a thermonuclear reactor
vb, -nuts, -nutting or -nutted
(Parliamentary Procedure) (tr) informal (of Members of Parliament) to surround (a speaker) during the televising of Parliament to give the impression that the chamber is crowded or the speaker is well supported

dough•nut

or do•nut

(ˈdoʊ nət, -ˌnʌt)

n.
1. a small, usu. ring-shaped cake of sweetened dough fried in deep fat.
2. any thick, ring-shaped object; toroid.
[1795–1805]

doughnut


Past participle: doughnutted
Gerund: doughnutting

Imperative
doughnut
doughnut
Present
I doughnut
you doughnut
he/she/it doughnuts
we doughnut
you doughnut
they doughnut
Preterite
I doughnutted
you doughnutted
he/she/it doughnutted
we doughnutted
you doughnutted
they doughnutted
Present Continuous
I am doughnutting
you are doughnutting
he/she/it is doughnutting
we are doughnutting
you are doughnutting
they are doughnutting
Present Perfect
I have doughnutted
you have doughnutted
he/she/it has doughnutted
we have doughnutted
you have doughnutted
they have doughnutted
Past Continuous
I was doughnutting
you were doughnutting
he/she/it was doughnutting
we were doughnutting
you were doughnutting
they were doughnutting
Past Perfect
I had doughnutted
you had doughnutted
he/she/it had doughnutted
we had doughnutted
you had doughnutted
they had doughnutted
Future
I will doughnut
you will doughnut
he/she/it will doughnut
we will doughnut
you will doughnut
they will doughnut
Future Perfect
I will have doughnutted
you will have doughnutted
he/she/it will have doughnutted
we will have doughnutted
you will have doughnutted
they will have doughnutted
Future Continuous
I will be doughnutting
you will be doughnutting
he/she/it will be doughnutting
we will be doughnutting
you will be doughnutting
they will be doughnutting
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been doughnutting
you have been doughnutting
he/she/it has been doughnutting
we have been doughnutting
you have been doughnutting
they have been doughnutting
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been doughnutting
you will have been doughnutting
he/she/it will have been doughnutting
we will have been doughnutting
you will have been doughnutting
they will have been doughnutting
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been doughnutting
you had been doughnutting
he/she/it had been doughnutting
we had been doughnutting
you had been doughnutting
they had been doughnutting
Conditional
I would doughnut
you would doughnut
he/she/it would doughnut
we would doughnut
you would doughnut
they would doughnut
Past Conditional
I would have doughnutted
you would have doughnutted
he/she/it would have doughnutted
we would have doughnutted
you would have doughnutted
they would have doughnutted
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.doughnut - a toroidal shapedoughnut - a toroidal shape; "a ring of ships in the harbor"; "a halo of smoke"
fairy circle, fairy ring - a ring of fungi marking the periphery of the perennial underground growth of the mycelium
toroid - the doughnut-shaped object enclosed by a torus
2.doughnut - a small ring-shaped friedcakedoughnut - a small ring-shaped friedcake  
friedcake - small cake in the form of a ring or twist or ball or strip fried in deep fat
raised doughnut - a doughnut made light with yeast rather than baking powder
Translations
دَوْناتفَطيرَه مَقْلِيَّه
kobliha
doughnut
donitsi
krafna
fánk
kleinuhringur
ドーナツ
도넛
krof
munk
ขนมโดนัท
donathalka lokmatatlı çörek
bánh rán

doughnut

[ˈdəʊnʌt] Ndonut ® m, dona f (LAm)

doughnut

[ˈdəʊnʌt] donut (US) nbeignet m
a jam doughnut → un beignet à la confiture

doughnut

donut (Am) [ˈdəʊnʌt] nkrapfen m inv, bombolone m

dough

(dəu)
1. noun a mass of flour moistened and kneaded but not baked.
2. (slang) money.
ˈdoughnut (-nat) , ((American) -nət) noun
a ring-shaped cake, with a hole in the middle, fried in fat.

doughnut

دَوْنات kobliha doughnut Doughnut ντόνατ donut, rosquilla donitsi beignet krafna ciambella ドーナツ 도넛 donut smultring pączek donut, rosquinha пончик munk ขนมโดนัท tatlı çörek bánh rán 炸面圈
References in classic literature ?
I et mince pie and rost turkey and frut cake and donuts and cheese and jam and choklut cake.
Vong, 35, said her aunt opened the original Dimples Donuts 28 years ago in Batavia, and Vong took it over in 2010.
GLUTEN-FREE VANILLA DONUTS Makes 12 ring donuts or 24 minis
Dunkin Donuts recently issued two new promotional deals for a limited time only, just in time for Valentine's Day.
com)-- Duck Donuts Middletown will be giving away their warm, delicious and made-to-order donuts free with any purchase to celebrate National Donut Day on June 2, 2017, from 7am to 5pm.
Participating Dunkin Donuts retailers are giving away a free classic doughnut with the purchase of any beverage all day long.
An array of flavored and fresh Filipino-style donuts, including the highly praised Golden Cristal Ube donut, will be presented at the Kultura Festival, Sunday Oct.
Donuts have been known as a breakfast treat sold at bakeries, cafes, coffee shops, supermarkets, and specialty outlets.
LIVERPOOL went nuts for doughnuts yesterday when hundreds queued for the opening of the new Dunkin' Donuts store.
The store will feature Signature Donuts that are bestsellers in Mister Donut Japan, Thailand, Taiwan, South Korea and other international markets.
A nine year old girl and a 60 year old woman were both in the hospital Sunday night after they ate donuts that proved to be a bit more than they could chew.
Having started off as a single outlet operation in Quincy, Massachusetts in 1950, Dunkin' Donuts dishes up a wide range of fresh baked goods and beverages across 11,000 outlets in 55 countries.