Definición de doughboy en inglés:

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doughboy

Pronunciación: /ˈdəʊbɔɪ/

sustantivo

1A boiled or deep-fried dumpling.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • He had a doughboy (fried dough sprinkled with powdered sugar and cinnamon) and recommended the place (he's seven).
2US informal A United States infantryman, especially one in the First World War.
Said to have been a term applied in the Civil War to the large globular brass buttons on the infantry uniform; also said to derive from the use of pipe clay ‘dough’ to clean the white belts worn by infantrymen
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • Like the ubiquitous Union infantry, Southern rebels, and World War I doughboys found in dozens of cities and towns throughout the United States, Toy Soldier is a production-line memorial ready to take his place in a long line of statues.
  • Writers unmercifully poked fun at the mass-produced Civil War statues on their nearly identical plinths, or World War I doughboys standing awkwardly in town squares.
  • I still believe today's infantrymen could learn from the WWI doughboys.

Palabras que riman con doughboy

hautboy, lowboy

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Saltos de línea: dough|boy

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