dish the dirt

dish the dirt
dish the dirt (on (someone/something)) to talk about other people without worrying about being truthful.

E-mail us and dish the dirt on anyone – husbands, kids, whoever.

Did you know that now astronauts can dish the dirt from space?

Related vocabulary: dish out something Etymology: based on the phrase dish out food (= to serve food ) and dirt (= negative information about a person)

New idioms dictionary. 2014.

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  • dish the dirt on — dish the dirt (on (someone/something)) to talk about other people without worrying about being truthful. E mail us and dish the dirt on anyone – husbands, kids, whoever. Did you know that now astronauts can dish the dirt from space? Related… …   New idioms dictionary

  • dish the dirt — {v. phr.}, {slang} To gossip, to spread rumors about others. * /Stop dishing the dirt. Sally, it s really quite unbecoming!/ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • dish the dirt — {v. phr.}, {slang} To gossip, to spread rumors about others. * /Stop dishing the dirt. Sally, it s really quite unbecoming!/ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • dish the dirt — If you dish the dirt on something or someone, you make unpleasant or shocking information public …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • dish the dirt — ► dish the dirt informal reveal or spread scandal or gossip. Main Entry: ↑dish …   English terms dictionary

  • dish the dirt — verb wag one s tongue; speak about others and reveal secrets or intimacies She won t dish the dirt • Syn: ↑gossip • Derivationally related forms: ↑gossiper (for: ↑gossip), ↑gossip ( …   Useful english dictionary

  • dish the dirt — tv. to spread gossip; to gossip. □ Let’s sit down, have a drink, and dish the dirt. □ David goes down to the tavern to dish the dirt …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • dish the dirt — informal to tell people unpleasant or shocking personal information about someone. Shauna agreed to dish the dirt on her millionaire ex lover for a fee of Ј5,000. (often + on) Some journalists just enjoy dishing the dirt …   New idioms dictionary

  • dish the dirt —    If you dish the dirt on something or someone, you make unpleasant or shocking information public.   (Dorking School Dictionary) …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • dish the dirt on someone — dish the dirt (on (someone/something)) to talk about other people without worrying about being truthful. E mail us and dish the dirt on anyone – husbands, kids, whoever. Did you know that now astronauts can dish the dirt from space? Related… …   New idioms dictionary

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