a.1.Easily molded; pliable.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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'My observation was,' explained Mr Shute, coldly, 'that, judging from appearances, that dough-faced lemon was Willie-boy, the first and only love.'
Indeed, he caught himself thinking that he knew very little whatever of his son; but he distinctly remembered an unsatisfied, dough-faced youth who took delight in "calling down the old man" and reducing his mother to tears - such a person as adds to the gaiety of public rooms and hotel piazzas, where the ingenuous young of the wealthy play with or revile the bell-boys.
pE The model and fashion blogger, who once dated actor Leonardo DiCaprio, is now being wooed by dough-faced playboy Spencer and it appears she's holding out on him.
ITV have offered a reported pounds 6million to make dough-faced Adrian Chiles doe-eyed next to her and the BBC (who have clearly learnt nothing from their pounds 18million Jonathan Ross deal) are throwing a rumoured pounds 1million at her to stay.
Louis Des (Paul Dano) is a gangly, polite, formal, dough-faced prep school English teacher whose twin obsessions--old literature and cross-dressing--are expressed in a dream he has of "The Great Gatsby" in which he appears in drag.
Or maybe people are finally getting suspicious of the dough-faced Etonian and the appalling Osborne, reciting their menu of opportunistic platitudes devoid of real policy?
The following sentence contains them all: A roughcoated, dough-faced, thoughtful ploughman strode through the streets of Scarborough; after falling into a slough, he coughed and hiccoughed.
Dough-faced Ken Storr is replaced for this series as the more photogenic but equally dour Marc Warren (pictured right) comes back to take charge.
The following sentence contains them all: "A rough-coated, dough-faced, thoughtful ploughman strode through the streets of Scarborough; after falling into a slough, he coughed and hiccoughed."
In hot pursuit of his almost-bride, the dough-faced nongroom chased her to a derelict factory, where she threatened to throw herself from the roof.
Still, that doesn't keep her from singing a saccharine ditty about wanting to leave her humdrum life in the forest, or from being molded to look as cute, round and dough-faced as is possible on a digital 3-D palette.
And when they're not trying to educate us, they're slamming us in the gut with the most obvious, hackneyed, bubble-gum television shows like Balls of Steel or Rock School, hosted by the same string of slavering, media hungry zombies like Davina McCall or the dough-faced Jimmy Carr.