doughboy doughboy  /ˈdoʊ ˌbɔ ɪ/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) an American infantryman in World War I
  2. (n) a rounded lump of dough that is deep-fried and served as hot bread

Usage(s):

  1. And I have a feeling that word will reach him if we all join in a round of applause for the last doughboy.
  2. I have a feeling that you, too, will want to join in a round of applause for the last doughboy.
  3. But that driver feels more like a doughboy stuck in a bunker.

News

  1. 'Doughboy' statue has new (old) home on South Anne Street in Lancaster

    The statue of a World War I-era "Doughboy" was returned to South Ann Street on Wednesday after 51 years away.The statue was purchased by residents of the southeastern Lancaster city neighborhood in the 1920s to honor the 482 men and women from the neighborhood who had served in the "Great War."It wa...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Lancaster Online

  2. Back to the homefront: 'Doughboy' has new (old) home

    The statue of a World War I-era "Doughboy" was returned to South Ann Street on Wednesday after 51 years away.The statue was purchased by residents of the southeastern Lancaster city neighborhood in the 1920s to honor the 482 men and women from the neighborhood who had served in the "Great War."It wa...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Lancaster Online

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Quotes

  1. "When the Great War started, he was a Doughboy, went to France in the American Expeditionary Force. He was involved in one of the great battles in the Argonne Forest. : He was wounded in action, had shrapnel in his legs till the day he died. The...
    on Oct 20, 2008 By: Arlen Specter Source: Wilkes Barre Times-Leader

  2. After Willard-Dempsey, Grantland Rice wrote in the New York Herald Tribune, "Dempsey is the champion boxer but not the champion fighter. It would be an insult to every doughboy that took his heavy pack to front-line trenches to refer to Dempsey as a...
    on Sep 17, 2007 By: Grantland Rice Source: SecondsOut

  3. Gen. George Casey, the top US commander in Iraq, called the military's efforts "the Pillsbury Doughboy idea" -- pressing the insurgency in one area only causes it to rise elsewhere.
    on Jun 13, 2005 By: President Bush Source: AINA

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