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Idioms about dish

    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.

Origin of dish

before 900; Middle English; Old English disc dish, plate, bowl (akin to German Tisch table) <Latin discus dish, discus

OTHER WORDS FROM dish

un·der·dish, noun
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How to use dish in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for dish

dish
/ (dɪʃ) /

noun
verb (tr)
See also dish out, dish up

Derived forms of dish

dishlike, adjective

Word Origin for dish

Old English disc, from Latin discus quoit, see disc
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