dish·​ware ˈdish-ˌwer How to pronounce dishware (audio)
: tableware (as of china) used in serving food

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web The dishware pyramid is topped by a twirly candle-holder meant to put you in mind of Kevin Lima’s snappy design for Lumière, the movie’s chief of the household staff who has been transformed into a lively candelabrum by a cruel enchantress. Christopher Knight, Los Angeles Times, 13 Dec. 2022 Freshen up your spring table by styling colorful flowers with traditional dishware. Sofia Quintero, ELLE Decor, 22 Mar. 2023 Levi's to offer exclusive home collection at Target: After a decadelong relationship with Target, Levi's is launching a limited-time, exclusive home and lifestyle collection at Target with more than 100 items from dishware to pet beds. Matt Delong, Star Tribune, 27 Jan. 2021 This sale is the perfect time to stock up on a full set of ceramic dishware, complete with full and half plates, and bowls in multiple shapes and sizes. Alaina Chou, Bon Appétit, 15 Mar. 2023 But no need to use disposable dishware. The Philadelphia Inquirer, oregonlive, 4 Nov. 2020 Removing all the toasters, dishware, coat hangers and brocade cocktail dresses left plenty of room for a dozen different mustards and a near-infinite variety of Cheerios. John Kelly, Washington Post, 15 Apr. 2023 It has been independently tested to perform on various dishware, including glassware, silver, and porcelain. Amber Smith, Discover Magazine, 12 Apr. 2023 The dishes come out of the kitchen into an indoor-outdoor dining space covered in the greenery typical of Mexico City: Abundant monsteras and plume split-leaf philodendrons hang overhead as custom cutlery is placed alongside handmade Oaxacan dishware. Kristin Scharkey, Sunset Magazine, 11 Jan. 2022 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1946, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of dishware was in 1946

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“Dishware.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 8 Jun. 2023.

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