Dish vs Dishlike - What's the difference?

dish | dishlike |

As an abbreviation dish

is .

As an adjective dishlike is

resembling a dish or some aspect of one.



(wikipedia dish)


  • A vessel such as a plate for holding or serving food, often flat with a depressed region in the middle.
  • * Bible, Judges v. 25
  • She brought forth butter in a lordly dish .
  • The contents of such a vessel.
  • a dish of stew
  • A specific type of prepared food.
  • a vegetable dish
    this dish is filling and easily made
  • * Shakespeare
  • a dish fit for the gods
  • (in the plural) Tableware (including cutlery, etc, as well as crockery) that is to be or is being washed after being used to prepare, serve and eat a meal.
  • It's your turn to wash the dishes .
  • a type of antenna with a similar shape to a plate or bowl, as in satellite dish'', ''radar dish
  • (slang) A sexually attractive person.
  • The state of being concave, like a dish, or the degree of such concavity.
  • the dish of a wheel
  • A hollow place, as in a field.
  • (Ogilvie)
  • (mining) A trough in which ore is measured.
  • (mining) That portion of the produce of a mine which is paid to the land owner or proprietor.
  • Synonyms

    * (vessel) plate * (contents) dishful, plate, plateful * (sexually attractive person) babe, fox

    Derived terms

    * chafing dish * covered-dish * deep-dish * dish aerial * dish antenna * dish out * dish pig * dish the dirt * dish towel * dish up * dishcloth * dished * dishy * do the dishes * gratin dish * Petri dish * satellite dish * serving dish * side dish

    See also

    * plate


  • To put in a dish or dishes; serve, usually food.
  • The restaurant dished up a delicious Italian brunch .
  • (informal, slang) To gossip; to relay information about the personal situation of another.
  • To make concave, or depress in the middle, like a dish.
  • to dish a wheel by inclining the spokes
  • (slang, archaic, transitive) To frustrate; to beat; to ruin.
  • (Webster 1913)

    Derived terms

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    (en adjective)
  • Resembling a dish or some aspect of one.
  • Synonyms

    * platelike