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Definition of dish verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they dish
he / she / it dishes
past simple dished
-ing form dishing
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dish the dirt (on somebody) (informal)
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to tell people unkind or unpleasant things about someone, especially about their private life She loves to dish the dirt on her sisters.
dish it out (disapproving)
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to criticize other people He enjoys dishing it out, but he really can't take it (= cannot accept criticism from other people).
Phrasal Verbsdish somethingoutdish updish up something
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: dish