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also do·nut  (dō′nŭt′, -nət)
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.]
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(ˈdəʊnʌt) or


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
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or do•nut

(ˈdoʊ nət, -ˌnʌt)

1. a small, usu. ring-shaped cake of sweetened dough fried in deep fat.
2. any thick, ring-shaped object; toroid.
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Past participle: doughnutted
Gerund: doughnutting

I doughnut
you doughnut
he/she/it doughnuts
we doughnut
you doughnut
they doughnut
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
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
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
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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
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دَوْناتفَطيرَه مَقْلِيَّه
donathalka lokmatatlı çörek
bánh rán


[ˈdəʊnʌt] Ndonut ® m, dona f (LAm)
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[ˈdəʊnʌt] donut (US) nbeignet m
a jam doughnut → un beignet à la confiture
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donut (Am) [ˈdəʊnʌt] nkrapfen m inv, bombolone m
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995


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.
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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
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