dishier; dishiest
: characterized by, full of, or given to gossip or disclosure
a dishy biography

Examples of dishy in a Sentence

twice a week he churns out a dishy column on the latest tidings from Tinseltown
Recent Examples on the Web That much is clear in Glossy, a fascinating, revealing, and deliciously dishy new book about the rise of Glossier. The Editors, Town & Country, 6 Sep. 2023 Expect dishy tidbits, thoughtful context and a healthy dose of palace intrigue about Los Angeles City Hall and the 2022 mayor’s race, which is starting to get interesting. Laura J. Nelson, Los Angeles Times, 8 Apr. 2022 In short, the ESPN documentary is better, but the Netflix documentary is more likely to satisfy audiences who want a dishy dose of nostalgia. Daniel Fienberg, The Hollywood Reporter, 27 June 2023 As a result, the dishy internal communications by Fox News talent and executives have been sprayed out by the press like candy from a piñata. Stephen Battaglio, Los Angeles Times, 14 Apr. 2023 And, as a dishy side plate: Who really can’t cut it on stage anymore — the other three members, whose tour performances Mars contended were largely pre-taped, or Mars himself, who the other members say was unable to properly remember or execute his parts on his final stadium tour with them in 2022? Chris Willman, Variety, 11 Apr. 2023 Oh and yes, this may remind you of Netflix’s CIA-centric The Recruit, a more dishy and ridiculous (for better and worse) take on the spy thriller. Daniel Fienberg, The Hollywood Reporter, 23 Mar. 2023 On Friday, January 15, the streaming service premieres its first dishy reality TV show of the year: Bling Empire. Ariana Romero,, 15 Jan. 2021 Probably, but dishy nevertheless. Vulture, 7 Oct. 2022 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1961, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of dishy was in 1961

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Cite this Entry

“Dishy.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 7 Dec. 2023.

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