dish the dirt

Dish the dirt
If you dish the dirt on something or someone, you make unpleasant or shocking information public.

The small dictionary of idiomes. 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 — (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… …   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 — ► 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 — v. phr. slang To gossip, to spread rumors about others. Stop dishing the dirt. Sally, it s really quite unbecoming! …   Словарь американских идиом

  • dish the dirt — vb American to spread scandalous or malicious gos sip. Dish here is, of course, dish up in the sense of serve to an eager audi ence …   Contemporary slang

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