[ diʃ ] Pronunciation: "dish" in a sentence
Noun: dish dish
- A piece of dishware normally used as a container for holding or serving food
"we gave them a set of dishes for a wedding present"
- A particular item of prepared food
"she prepared a special dish for dinner"
- The quantity that a dish will hold
"they served me a dish of rice"
- A very attractive or seductive looking woman
- smasher, stunner, knockout, beauty, ravisher, sweetheart, peach, lulu, looker, mantrap, hottie, babe
- Directional antenna consisting of a parabolic reflector for microwave or radio frequency radiation
- dish aerial, dish antenna, saucer
- An activity that you like or at which you are superior
"marriage was scarcely his dish"
- cup of tea, bag
- Provide (usually but not necessarily food)
"She dished out the soup at 8 P.M."
- serve, serve up, dish out, dish up
- Make concave; shape like a dish
Derived forms: dishing, dished, dishes
See also: dishy [Brit]
Type of: activity, adult female, aliment, alimentation, cater, container, containerful, crockery, directional antenna, dishware [US], form, nourishment, nutriment, nutrition, ply, provide, shape, supply, sustenance, victuals, woman
Part of: meal, microwave radar, radar, radio detection and ranging, radio reflector, radio telescope, radiolocation, repast
Encyclopedia: Dish Dish, TX Dish, Texas
n. a good-looking woman.
• Wow, isn't she a dish?
• Now there's a dish.
Noun. 1. A sexually attractive person.
2. The buttocks. Gay use.
3. The face.
Verb: To smash, to break. E.g."Someone has dished all my car windows." [Merseyside use]
See DISH ANTENNA.
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- one dish in particular pleased the guests.
- there is too much flavouring in the dish.
- the dishes fell to the ground with a crash.
- excellent ! what a delicious dish!
- it 's your business to wash the dishes now ...