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dish (woman)

Definition:

a very attractive or seductive looking woman

Class:

person noun (people)

Usage:

informal

Related to:

dishy

Plural:

dishes

Type of:

woman » adult » person » organism

Original source:

Princeton WordNet

Synonyms:

beauty | knockout | ravisher | smasher | stunner | sweetheart | cutey [informal] | cutie [informal] | looker [informal] | lulu [slang] | mantrap [slang] | peach [informal]

Etymology:

[noun] Old English disc "plate, bowl, platter", from Latin ... | [verb] "to...
(Source: Online Etymology)  [more]

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Definition references  (+images)

Collins Dictionary:

stunner [informal]

a person or thing of great beauty, quality, size, etc (10 of 397 words, 8 usage examples, pronunciation)

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/stunner

Wikipedia:

Stunner [disambiguation]

or variant, may refer to: Stunner (weapon), a science-fiction weapon | Stunner (missile), an Israeli anti-rocket missile | Stunner (cattle), a mechanical device used in modern cattle slaughter processes | Waterbath stunner, for slaughtering poultry | ... (32 of 131 words, 10 definitions)

en​.wikipedia​.org​/wiki​/Stunner

Merriam-Webster:

stunner | babe [slang, synonym] | beauty queen [slang, synonym] | cookie [slang, synonym] | cutie [slang, synonym] | dolly bird [British, synonym] | enchantress [British, synonym] | eyeful [British, synonym] | fox [British, synonym] | ...

one that stuns or is stunning (6 of 113 words, pronunciation)

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/dictionary​/stunner

Oxford Dictionary:

stunner [informal]

a strikingly beautiful or impressive person or thing | an amazing turn of events (13 of 50 words, 2 definitions, 2 usage examples, pronunciation)

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/english​/stunner

stunner

Syllabification: (stun┬Ěner) | [informal] | a strikingly beautiful or impressive person or thing | an amazing turn of events. (16 of 43 words, 4 definitions, 1 usage example, pronunciation)

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/american english​/stunner

Macmillan British Dictionary:

stunner [countable, informal] | stunners [plural]

someone, especially a woman, who looks extremely attractive | something that is very impressive or surprising (15 of 40 words, 2 definitions, pronunciation)

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/british​/stunner

Cambridge Dictionary:

stunner [old-fashioned informal]

a person or thing which is very beautiful, especially a woman (11 of 26 words, 1 usage example, pronunciations)

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/stunner

Random House Dictionary:

stunner

a person or thing that stuns. | [informal] a person or thing of striking excellence, beauty, achievement, etc. (17 of 23 words, 2 definitions, pronunciation)

dictionary​.infoplease​.com​/stunner

Wiktionary:

stunner | stunners [plural]

[informal] Anything that is stunning. | [colloquial; variant spelling stunna] Specifically, a woman of stunning beauty (often hyperbolically). (17 of 21 words, 2 definitions)

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/stunner

American Heritage Dictionary:

stunner

One that stuns, as: An astounding, unexpected event. | An exceptionally good-looking person. (12 of 15 words, 2 definitions, pronunciation)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/stunner

New World Dictionary:

stunner

one that stuns | [informal] a remarkably attractive, excellent, etc. person or thing (12 of 13 words, 2 definitions, pronunciation)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/stunner

Britannica Encyclopedia:

peach [tree and fruit]

fruit tree of the rose family, grown throughout the warmer temperate regions of both the Northern and Southern hemispheres. Small to medium-sized, the ... (23 of 772 words, 7 images)

www​.britannica​.com​/E​Bchecked​/topic​/447786​/peach

Columbia Encyclopedia:

peach | Prunus persica [species]

fruit tree of the family Rosaceae (rose family) having decorative pink blossoms and a juicy, sweet drupe fruit. The peach appears to have originated ... (24 of 236 words)

www​.infoplease​.com​/ce​6​/sci​/A​0837968​.html

Encarta Dictionary:

stunner | stunners [plural]

an impressive or beautiful person or thing (informal) | Same as stun gun (12 of 29 words, 2 definitions, pronunciation)

encarta​.msn​.com​/dictionary 1861716321​/definition​.html  [offline]

Etymology references

Online Etymology:

dish

First use: late 14th century

Origin: [noun] Old English disc "plate, bowl, platter", from Latin ... | [verb] "to serve food", from "dish" (Noun). Meaning "to disparage, denigrate" ... (24 of 112 etymology words)

www​.etymonline​.com​/index​.php term=dish

Oxford Dictionary:

dish | dishfuls [plural] | dish aerial | the dishes | one's dish | the dish | dish something out/up | dish something out | dish something up | ...

Origin: Old English disc "plate, bowl" (related to Dutch dis, German Tisch "table"), based on Latin discus (see "discus")

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/english​/dish

Wiktionary:

dish | dishes [plural] | dished [past tense] | dishing [present participle]

Origin: Old English disc from West Proto-Germanic *diskaz, from Latin discus. Cognate with Dutch disch ("table"), German Tisch ("table").

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/dish

New World Dictionary:

dish

Origin: Middle English from Old English disc, dish, plate from Proto-Germanic *diskuz from Latin discus: see "discus"

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/dish

American Heritage Dictionary:

dish | dished [past tense] | dishing [present participle] | dishes [3rd-person singular present]

Origin: Middle English, from Old English disc, from Latin discus; see "disk".

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/dish

Collins Dictionary:

dish | dish antenna

Origin: Old English disc, from Latin discus quoit, see disc

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/dish

Merriam-Webster:

dish [entry 1, noun]

First use: before 12th century

Origin: Middle English, from Old English disc plate, from Latin discus quoit, disk, dish, from Greek diskos, from dikein to throw

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/dictionary​/dish

Encarta Dictionary:

dish | dishes [plural] | dished [past tense] | dishing [present participle]

First use: Pre-12th century

Origin: Latin discus "dish, platter" from Greek diskos "disk, quoit, platter" from dikein "to throw"

encarta​.msn​.com​/dictionary 1861605176​/definition​.html  [offline]

Audio references

Wiktionary:

dish | dishes [plural] | dished [past tense] | dishing [present participle]

Audio: North American English pronunciation of "dish"

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/dish

Collins Dictionary:

dish | dish antenna

Audio: North American English pronunciation of "dish"

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/dish

Macmillan British Dictionary:

dish | dishes [plural]

Audio: British English pronunciation of "dish"

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/british​/dish

dish [verb] | dished [past tense] | dishing [present participle] | dishes [3rd-person singular present]

Audio: British English pronunciation of "dish"

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/british​/dish 23

Macmillan American Dictionary:

dish [noun] | dishes [plural]

Audio: North American pronunciation of "dish"

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/american​/dish

dish [verb] | dished [past tense] | dishing [present participle] | dishes [3rd-person singular present]

Audio: North American pronunciation of "dish"

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/american​/dish 22

Cambridge Dictionary:

dish [entry 1]

Audio 1: British English pronunuciation of "dish"

Audio 2: North American English pronunuciation of "dish"

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/dish 1

the Free Dictionary:

dish

Audio 1: North American English pronunciation of "dish"

Audio 2: British English pronunciation of "dish"

Audio 3: North American English pronunciation of "dish" by speech synthesizer

www​.thefreedictionary​.com​/dish

Google Dictionary:

dish | dishes [plural] | dished [past tense] | dishing [present participle]

Audio: English pronunciation of "dish"

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Merriam-Webster Pronunciation:

dish

Audio: North American pronunciation of "dish"

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/audio​.php file=dish​0001 word=dish

YourDictionary Audio:

dish

Audio: North American English pronunciation of "dish" by speech synthesizer

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/dish

freedictionary.org:

dish

Audio: North American English pronunciation of "dish" by speech synthesizer

freedictionary​.org​/ Query=dish

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