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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, patootie [US], babe, fox, hottie, honey
     
  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
     
  7. [Brit] A sexually attractive person of either sex
Verb: dish  dish
  1. Provide (usually but not necessarily food)
    "She dished out the soup at 8 P.M."; "We dish up meals for the homeless";
    - serve, serve up, dish out, dish up
     
  2. Make concave; shape like a dish

Derived forms: dishing, dished, dishes

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, TX