dish it out

Definition of dish it out

  1. :  to criticize other people He can dish it out, but he can't take it when others do the same to him.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  a more or less concave vessel from which food is served

    :  the contents of a dish

    :  food prepared in a particular way

  1. :  present

    :  to make concave like a dish

    :  to disclose or discuss especially publicly

  1. :  in a direction away from the inside or center

    :  outside

    :  from among others

  1. :  eject, oust

    :  to identify publicly as being such secretly

    :  to identify as being a closet homosexual

  1. : used as a function word to indicate an outward movement

  1. :  situated outside :  external

    :  out-of-bounds

    :  situated at a distance :  outlying

  1. :  outside

    :  one who is out of office or power or on the outside

    :  an act or instance of putting a player out or of being put out in baseball

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a trip made at another's expense

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