View synonyms for deep-dish


[ deep-dish ]


  1. made in a deep baking dish and usually topped with a pastry crust: a deep-dish chicken potpie.

    a deep-dish peach pie;

    a deep-dish chicken potpie.

  2. (of a pizza) baked in a deep pan and having a thick crust.
  3. penetrating deeply; profound:

    the author’s narrative skill, global perspectives, and deep-dish themes.

  4. pervasive or thorough; intense:

    He’s experienced some deep-dish racism.

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Word History and Origins

Origin of deep-dish1

First recorded in 1935–40
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Example Sentences

Students fill their trays with deep-dish pepperoni slices and napa salad and head to the lunch lady for checkout.

Sprinkle a little chopped parsley and serve in a deep dish without a cover, as the steam must not be kept in.

Lay the larks into a deep dish, pour over them a pint of good gravy, and bake in a moderate oven for a quarter of an hour.

Put some rice in the bottom of a deep dish, and lay on it first the seasoning, and then the slices of meat in a pile.

Then take out the sweet-breads, lay them in a deep dish, pour the seasoning over them, and let them get cold.

Put a little of the jelly into the bottom of a deep dish or bowl, and set it in a cold place.


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