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noun dish pronunciation in American English /dɪʃ/
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pluraldishes
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  1. 1
    [countable] an open container like a plate, but not as deep as a bowl, used for serving or cooking food

    Place the fruit in a large shallow dish.

    an ovenproof dish

    a pie dish

    1. a.
      the food contained in a dish
      dish of:

      Dishes of dried fruit and nuts were placed on the counter.

  2. 3

    dishes

    [plural] the plates, pans, etc. that have to be washed after preparing and serving a meal
    do/wash the dishes:

    Who’s going to do the dishes?

  3. 5
    [singular] informal someone you think is sexually attractive
    See also dishy

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a type of hairstyle which has a long, thin strip of hair growing down the back of the neck

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