[ US /ˈdoʊˌbɔɪ/ ]
[ UK /dˈə‍ʊbɔ‍ɪ/ ]
  1. an American infantryman in World War I
  2. a rounded lump of dough that is deep-fried and served as hot bread
    the doughboy was a predecessor of the doughnut
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How To Use doughboy In A Sentence

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  • 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.
  • After World War II, no typology equivalent to the World War I doughboy arose.
  • It is not different,’ he said very matter-of-factly, ‘than the doughboys in the world war bringing back German helmets and other souvenirs.’
  • The day was marked too, by a grant feast of "stodge," doughboys, and jam, stodge being a delicacy extemporised for the occasion, consisting of "flour boiled with water to the consistency of paste, with some small pieces of raw meat thrown into it"!! Narrative of the Overland Expedition of the Messrs. Jardine from Rockhampton to Cape York, Northern Queensland
  • The "doughboy shavetail", a hero before the armistice, or the aviator who held the stage until November eleventh, once he put on his serge suit and went back to selling insurance or keeping books, became a nodding acquaintance, sometimes not even that. The Log-Cabin Lady
  • During World War I, the War Department closed red-light districts near military installations and warned doughboys against prostitutes through posters, lectures, and films.
  • These Americans were a colorful mix of former doughboys, cowboys, and college boys, most of them hungry for adventure in the wake of the Great War.
  • It seemed exciting and vaguely romantic - a war where American doughboys met cute French girls named Charmaine and came home as heroes.
  • 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.
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