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dishy

[dish-ee] /ˈdɪʃ i/
adjective, dishier, dishiest. Slang.
1.
Chiefly British. very attractive; pretty or beautiful:
a couple of dishy fashion models.
2.
gossipy; full of gossip:
a dishy book about Hollywood.
Origin
1960-1965
1960-65; dish + -y1
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British Dictionary definitions for dis hiest

dishy

/ˈdɪʃɪ/
adjective (informal, mainly Brit) dishier, dishiest
1.
good-looking or attractive
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Word Origin and History for dis hiest

dishy

adj.

"very attractive," 1961, from dish (n.) in the "attractive or desirable person or thing" sense + -y (2).

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Slang definitions & phrases for dis hiest

dishy

adjective

Very attractive •Chiefly British use; the dated sense is ''excellent, first rate; sharp, snaky, trim and slim, smooth'': exactly what it is to be a dishy girl bored stiff/ We certainly don't live in one of the dishier neighborhoods/ With a new job at a ritzy club and the attentions of two dishy men (1940s+)


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