dish - definition and synonyms


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present tense
present participledishing
past tensedished
past participledished
  1.   From our crowdsourced Open Dictionary
    mainly American to gossip or share personal information with someone

    Jennifer Aniston dishes on her engagement and upcoming film.

    Submitted from United Kingdom on 13/11/2014


phrasal verbs

dish out

present tense
I/you/we/theydish out
he/she/itdishes out
present participledishing out
past tensedished out
past participledished out
  1. 1
    informal to give things to a number of people

    Some doctors are dishing out drugs their patients do not need.

  2. 3
    informal if someone dishes out something such as criticism or punishment, they criticize or punish someone severely

    He’s always ready to dish out criticism.

    1. a.
      someone can dish it out but they can’t take it informal used for saying that someone often criticizes other people but does not like being criticized

dish up

present tense
I/you/we/theydish up
he/she/itdishes up
present participledishing up
past tensedished up
past participledished up
to put food into dishes so that it is ready to be eaten