Definition of dis in English:

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dis

Pronunciation: /dɪs/
(also diss) informal

verb (disses, dissing, dissed)

[with object]
Speak disrespectfully to or criticize: I don’t like her dissing my friends a campaign of forum postings and emails dissing the company maybe you should stop dissing psychics and discover that part of yourself
More example sentences
  • At first, she won't speak to him, mad that he dissed her in front of their captain.
  • The last thing I want to do is start dissing the judge.
  • It's bad enough that he's forced to preside over four days of the Queen's jubilee coverage, but then he's attacked by BBC viewers for dissing Her Majesty.

noun

[mass noun]

Origin

1980s: abbreviation of disrespect.

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