female deity, especially one promoting fertility: often used as a suffix on names: Freydis; Hjordis; Thordis.
Other definitions for dis (2 of 7)
to show disrespect for; affront.
to disparage; belittle.
insult or disparagement; criticism.
Other definitions for Dis (3 of 7)
a god of the underworld.
- Also called Dis Pater.
- Compare Pluto.
Other definitions for DIS (4 of 7)
the Disney Channel: a cable television channel.
Other definitions for dis- (5 of 7)
- Also di-.
Other definitions for dis- (6 of 7)
Other definitions for dis. (7 of 7)
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How to use dis in a sentence
He could, as a fallback, partner well with Big Squish-Em, dis-Em Chris.
“Rather whip up a soufflé”—a wonderful compliment or a withering dis?
Though, when they dis them, they also often confess to having loved them as kids.
I can hear her saying, “ Bill—what is that dis-gusting substance leaking all over me?”
You will burn yourself out and do your mom a dis-service if you dont take care of her perception of reality FIRST.
dis whole job is a pipe, wit' us havin' a Monitor gun to open dat armored truck.
And I should kick the bottom out of dis crate just because you don't like the looks of somebody behind us!
She's in de play-house I made her, jess dis side de graves, whar she sits an' plays.The Cromptons | Mary J. Holmes
She couldn't larn, an' de Lord took her whar dey don't ask what you knows,—only dis: does you lub de Lord?The Cromptons | Mary J. Holmes
All through dinner Jim stood around and waited on him, and says, "Will yo' Grace have some o' dis or some o' dat?"Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, Complete | Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
British Dictionary definitions for dis (1 of 4)
a variant spelling of diss
British Dictionary definitions for Dis (2 of 4)
Also called: Orcus, Pluto the Roman god of the underworld
the abode of the dead; underworld
- Greek equivalent: Hades
British Dictionary definitions for dis- (3 of 4)
indicating reversal: disconnect; disembark
indicating negation, lack, or deprivation: dissimilar; distrust; disgrace
indicating removal or release: disembowel; disburden
expressing intensive force: dissever
British Dictionary definitions for dis- (4 of 4)
variant of di- 1 dissyllable
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