dish meaning

[ diʃ ] Pronunciation:   "dish" in a sentence
Noun: dish  dish
  1. 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" 
  2. A particular item of prepared food
    "she prepared a special dish for dinner" 
  3. The quantity that a dish will hold
    "they served me a dish of rice"
    - dishful 
  4. A very attractive or seductive looking woman
    - smasher, stunner, knockout, beauty, ravisher, sweetheart, peach, lulu, looker, mantrap, hottie, babe 
  5. Directional antenna consisting of a parabolic reflector for microwave or radio frequency radiation
    - dish aerial, dish antenna, saucer 
  6. An activity that you like or at which you are superior
    "marriage was scarcely his dish"
    - cup of tea, bag
Verb: dish  dish
  1. Provide (usually but not necessarily food)
    "She dished out the soup at 8 P.M."
    - serve, serve up, dish out, dish up 
  2. 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

[American slang]
n. a good-looking woman.
• Wow, isn't she a dish?
• Now there's a dish.

[British slang]
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]


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  1. one dish in particular pleased the guests.
  2. there is too much flavouring in the dish.
  3. the dishes fell to the ground with a crash.
  4. excellent ! what a delicious dish!
  5. it 's your business to wash the dishes now ...

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