verb (used with object), dissed, dis·sing.
- dirty tricks,
- dirty war,
- dirty word,
- dirty work,
- dis aliter visum,
- dis pater,
Origin of dis2
Examples from the Web for dissing
Dissing its Nobel laureates is a bit of a tradition in Pakistan, too.Why So Many Pakistanis Hate Their Nobel Peace Prize Winner|Chris Allbritton|October 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Sure, Cruz recently irked fellow Senate Republicans by dissing them as “squishes” on gun control.Squishes, Step Aside: Ted Cruz and Chris Christie’s Old-School Manliness|Michelle Cottle|May 13, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Dissing contraception, college, female soldiers, and JFK do not.Mitt Romney Clinches: What We Learned From 2012 Republican Race|Michelle Cottle|April 25, 2012|DAILY BEAST
One moment he was dissing Obama for vetoing the Keystone XL Pipeline.Can Newt’s ‘Nontraditional’ Campaign Stay on the Rails?|Andrew Romano|January 21, 2012|DAILY BEAST
also diss, slang, by 1980, shortening of disrespect or dismiss, originally in U.S. Black English, popularized by hip hop. Related: Dissed; dissing. Earlier it was short for disconnected in the telephone sense and used figuratively in slang to mean "weak in the head" (1925).
Roman underworld god, from Latin Dis, contracted from dives "rich," which is related to divus "divine, god," hence "favored by god." Cf. Pluto and Old Church Slavonic bogatu "rich," from bogu "god."