World English Dictionary
dish (dɪʃ)
1.  a container used for holding or serving food, esp an open shallow container of pottery, glass, etc
2.  the food that is served or contained in a dish
3.  a particular article or preparation of food: a local fish dish
4.  Also called: dishful the amount contained in a dish
5.  something resembling a dish, esp in shape
6.  a concavity or depression
7.  dish aerial short for satellite dish aerial
8.  informal an attractive person
9.  informal something that one particularly enjoys or excels in
10.  to put into a dish
11.  to make hollow or concave
12.  informal (Brit) to ruin or spoil: he dished his chances of getting the job
[Old English disc, from Latin discus quoit, see disc]

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