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.
Words nearby dish
Idioms for dish
Origin of dish
OTHER WORDS FROM dishun·der·dish, noun
Examples from the Web for dishes
Chefs in states with new legislation are already publicly experimenting with dishes for their menus.
Rather, he dishes up a seemingly endless stream of examples of pettiness, irritation, hypocrisy and awkwardness.Fear And Self-Loathing In Scandinavia: The Fiction Of Karl Ove Knausgaard|Ted Gioia|May 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Crew quarters are still filled with dishes and other domestic and personal items.
Dishes are listed by their Finnish names with English subtitles.Welcome to Yooperland, A Little Slice of Finland in Michigan|Jane & Michael Stern|May 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Dishes here are prepared with locally picked mushrooms, herbs, trout, and moles.
But Leslie was out of the house and off the moment she had finished washing the dishes.The Dragon's Secret|Augusta Huiell Seaman
Emma dried her dishes as carefully as she had washed them and stacked them in the cupboard.The Lost Wagon|James Arthur Kjelgaard
In Placer county stone platters and dishes have been found in auriferous gravels from 10 to 20 feet below the surface.Human Origins|Samuel Laing
The glass of his seaman's clock on the wall was broken, and dishes were shivered to bits.Atlantis|Gerhart Hauptmann
In Saugor the food served consists only of rice and pulse without vegetables or other dishes.
British Dictionary definitions for dishes
Derived forms of dishdishlike, adjective
Word Origin for dish
Idioms and Phrases with dishes
In addition to the idioms beginning with dish
- dish out
- dish the dirt
- do the dishes
Also see underdishwater.