Meaning of “doughnut” in the English Dictionary

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"doughnut" in British English

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doughnutnoun [ C ]

US also donut uk /ˈdəʊ.nʌt/ us /ˈdoʊ.nʌt/

doughnut noun [ C ] (IN CAR)

informal an act of driving a car so that either the front or back of the car spins around, producing a circular mark on the ground:

They were showing off, trying to pull doughnuts.

(Definition of “doughnut” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"doughnut" in American English

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doughnutnoun [ C ]

also donut us /ˈdoʊ·nʌt, -nət/

a small, circular cake, fried in hot fat, sometimes with a hole in the middle

(Definition of “doughnut” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)