[intransitive and transitive] informal
to give a lot of information about something or someone, especially something that would usually be secret or private
She's ready to dish on boys, beauty, and break-ups in her new column.
dish the dirt (=tell people shocking things about someone's private life)
dish something ↔ outphrasal verb
to give something to various people in a careless way:
We dished out some leaflets there too.
Paul tends to dish out unwanted advice.
to serve food to people:
Sam's dishing out sandwiches if you want one.
used to say that someone often criticizes other people, but does not like being criticized
dish something ↔ upphrasal verb
to put food for a meal into dishes, ready to be eaten:
Could you dish up the vegetables?