verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
- to serve (food) from a serving dish, pot, etc.
- to deal out; distribute: She dished out our pay in silver dollars.
Origin of dish
Related formsun·der·dish, noun
Examples from the Web for dish
Caen was pitching and I was crouched behind the dish, catching.
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She came to the Latke Festival because she loved any dish so based around the potato.
Cut rather thin, lay on a gridiron over hot coals; when hot through, lay on a dish, and pepper well.Housekeeping in Old Virginia|Marion Cabell Tyree
I know not what dish we should have relished better p. 138than our turnips and chestnuts.Palissy the Huguenot Potter|C. L. Brightwell
And Codgskin Dono sent me a chist figges, 10 bundell of wobi, and a dish musk millians; and a merchant brought me a dish grapes.Diary of Richard Cocks Vol. I|Richard Cocks
Remove the upper crust of pastry and fill the dish with the oysters and gravy.The Whitehouse Cookbook (1887)|Mrs. F.L. Gillette
Miss Stanbury was standing up as she said this,—as she always did on such occasions, liking to have a full mastery over the dish.He Knew He Was Right|Anthony Trollope
British Dictionary definitions for dish
Derived Formsdishlike, adjective
Word Origin for dish
Idioms and Phrases with dish
In addition to the idioms beginning with dish
- dish out
- dish the dirt
- do the dishes
Also see underdishwater.