dish the dirt

Idioms & Phrases

dish the dirt

Spread gossip or scandal, as in Sally was notorious for dishing the dirt. [Slang; 1920s]

The American Heritage® Dictionary of Idioms by Christine Ammer.
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dish the dirt

verb
wag one's tongue; speak about others and reveal secrets or intimacies; "She won't dish the dirt" 
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