dis

2
[ dis ]
/ dɪs /
Slang.

verb (used with object), dissed, dis·sing.

to show disrespect for; affront.
to disparage; belittle.

noun

insult or disparagement; criticism.

Nearby words

  1. dirty tricks,
  2. dirty war,
  3. dirty word,
  4. dirty work,
  5. dirty-minded,
  6. dis aliter visum,
  7. dis pater,
  8. dis-,
  9. dis.,
  10. disability

Origin of dis

2
1980–85, Americanism; from dis-1 extracted from such words as disrespect and disparage

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British Dictionary definitions for disses

dis

/ (dɪs) /

verb

a variant spelling of diss

Dis

/ (dɪs) /

noun

Also called: Orcus, Pluto the Roman god of the underworld
the abode of the dead; underworld
Greek equivalent: Hades

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Word Origin and History for disses
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