Dish



noun
1.
an open, relatively shallow container of pottery, glass, metal, wood, etc., used for various purposes, especially for holding or serving food.
2.
any container used at table:
dirty dishes.
3.
the food served or contained in a dish:
The meal consisted of several dishes.
4.
a particular article, type, or preparation of food:
Rice is an inexpensive dish.
5.
the quantity held by a dish; dishful:
a dish of applesauce.
6.
anything like a dish in form or use.
7.
concavity or the degree of concavity, as of a wheel.
8.
Also called dish antenna. a concave, dish-shaped reflector serving to focus electromagnetic energy as part of a transmitter or receiver of radio, television, or microwave signals.
9.
Slang. an attractive person, especially a female:
His wife is quite a dish.
10.
Slang. an item of gossip.
verb (used with object)
11.
to put into or serve in a dish, as food:
to dish food onto plates.
12.
to fashion like a dish; make concave.
13.
Slang. to gossip about:
They talked all night, dishing their former friends.
14.
Slang. to defeat; frustrate; cheat.
verb (used without object)
15.
Slang. to talk together informally, especially, to gossip.
Verb phrases
16.
dish out, Informal.

to serve (food) from a serving dish, pot, etc.
to deal out; distribute:
She dished out our pay in silver dollars.

Idioms
17.
dish it out, Informal. to dispense abusive language, punishment, or praise, enthusiastic approval, etc.:
When it comes to flattery, he can really dish it out.
noun
1.
a container used for holding or serving food, esp an open shallow container of pottery, glass, etc
2.
the food that is served or contained in a dish
3.
a particular article or preparation of food: a local fish dish
4.
Also called dishful. the amount contained in a dish
5.
something resembling a dish, esp in shape
6.
a concavity or depression
7.
short for dish aerial, satellite dish aerial
8.
(informal) an attractive person
9.
(informal) something that one particularly enjoys or excels in
verb (transitive)
10.
to put into a dish
11.
to make hollow or concave
12.
(Brit, informal) to ruin or spoil: he dished his chances of getting the job
dish

noun

A particularly attractive woman: This was going to be my favorite dish/ I love this book and I think its 80-year-old author is a dish (1920s+)
A person or thing that one especially likes; what exactly meets one’s taste; one’s CUP OF TEA: Now, there is a book that is just my dish (1900+)
The home plate of the baseball diamond (1907+ Baseball)

verb

Gossip; an item of gossip; to disparage; denigrate; dis: The President-elect played on the beach while his snobby neighbors dished/ We have no reason to do an anti-CBS film. There’s no dishin’ going on here (1940s+)
To cheat; thwart: I’m afraid that blackguard has dished us again (1798+)
To gossip; have an intimate chat; dish the dirt: She sat and dished with the girls/ Now I feel free to dish about First Hair (1920s+)
(also dish out) To give; purvey: He took everything we gave and dished it right back (1641+)
To pass the ball: A goateed Magic in butt-tight shorts twists, whirls and dishes through his career as maestro of five NBA championships (1970s+ Basketball)

DISH
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for eating from (2 Kings 21:13). Judas dipped his hand with a “sop” or piece of bread in the same dish with our Lord, thereby indicating friendly intimacy (Matt. 26:23). The “lordly dish” in Judg. 5:25 was probably the shallow drinking cup, usually of brass. In Judg. 6:38 the same Hebrew word is rendered “bowl.” The dishes of the tabernacle were made of pure gold (Ex. 25:29; 37:16).

dish out
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