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adjective as in talebearing

adjective as in taletelling

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No dishing, and his emotions in the book are no different than the ones he expressed, apparently, in a press release.

Despite whatever acidic rhetoric Latino leaders are dishing out toward Obama today, I would expect that will change this fall.

Seventeen magazine is the Cosmopolitan for teens, dishing out one wild—and unbelievable—piece of advice after another.

Lagerfeld may not handle criticism well, but he certainly has a history of dishing it out.

In dishing the dirt on Bill Clinton aka Jack Stanton, its anonymity was the guarantee of its candor.

The lateness of the hour enabled Mr. and Mrs. Eldred to come up and give a hand with the waiting and the dishing-up.

He saw that the proprietor was in the rear parlor, dishing out ice-cream to several customers who had come in.

But there he was, taking orders and dishing out drinks with an attitude as solemn and impersonal as an owl on a tree branch.

“Oh, no; I always make plenty,” she replied, dishing a smaller portion for herself.

Pare and cut up nine or ten good sized potatoes and add to your stew with salt and pepper, about one half an hour before dishing.


On this page you'll find 12 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to dishing, such as: blabby, prattling, repeating, taletelling, and tattling.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.