She ran the gamut with physical humor and dished out droll, self-deprecating one-liners.
Guy Ritchie dished out questions for the interview, in which Pitt got political.
He dished out ice cream with enthusiasm, so I supposed he was getting rich.
Addison sat at one end of the table and dished out the partridges.
Dixie didn't make any excuses, but set at the head of the table and dished out that stuff as if it was the best afloat.
Only fancy me dished out and served up like a great calipi in the shell!
I cannot flatter my soul by thinking that they came for the special quality of the quinine or medical advice I dished out to them.
The patient, tired-looking eyes of the woman brightened as she dished out a saucer of the cream.
He finally decided everything was warm enough and dished out a huge portion.
That meant I had charge of the cook and bought supplies and dished out food and made up the bill of fare.
Old English disc "plate, bowl, platter," from Latin discus "dish, platter, quoit," from Greek diskos "disk, platter" (see disk). A common West Germanic borrowing; Old High German borrowed the word as tisc "plate," but German tisch now means "table," in common with other later Romanic forms (e.g. Italian desco, French dais). Meaning "particular variety of food served" is first recorded mid-15c. Meaning "what one likes" is c.1900; that of "attractive woman" is 1920s. Meaning "concave reflector or antenna" attested from 1948.
"to serve food," late 14c., from dish (n.). Meaning "to disparage, denigrate" first recorded 1940s; probably from the same notion in figurative dish it out "administer punishment" (1934). Related: Dished; dishing.
for eating from (2 Kings 21:13). Judas dipped his hand with a "sop" or piece of bread in the same dish with our Lord, thereby indicating friendly intimacy (Matt. 26:23). The "lordly dish" in Judg. 5:25 was probably the shallow drinking cup, usually of brass. In Judg. 6:38 the same Hebrew word is rendered "bowl." The dishes of the tabernacle were made of pure gold (Ex. 25:29; 37:16).