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dis

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verb, \ˈdis\

Simple Definition of dis

  • : to treat (someone) with disrespect : to be rude to (someone)

  • : to criticize (something) in a way that shows disrespect

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of dis

disseddissing

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 slang :  to treat with disrespect or contempt :  insult

  3. 2 slang :  to find fault with :  criticize

Examples of dis in a sentence

  1. <don't you go dissing somebody just because you've got a few more dead presidents than they do>

  2. <a DJ who has dissed every album that rapper has put out>



Variants of dis

also diss

Origin of dis

short for disrespect


First Known Use: 1980

Rhymes with dis


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dis

noun

Definition of dis

  1. 1 slang :  a disparaging remark or act :  insult <was meant as a tribute, not a disVibe>

  2. 2 slang :  disrespect



Examples of dis in a sentence

  1. <that's a dis that a person of any color should find offensive>

  2. <in the hood any dis is dealt with harshly>



1986

First Known Use of dis

1986

Variants of dis

also diss

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dis

abbreviation

Definition of dis

  1. 1 discharge

  2. 2 discount

  3. 3 distance




Dis

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noun \ˈdis\

Definition of Dis

  1. :  the Roman god of the underworld — compare pluto



Origin of dis

Latin


First Known Use: 1567

Other Mythology and Folklore Terms

Rhymes with dis


dis-

prefix

Simple Definition of dis-

  • : to do the opposite of

  • : opposite or absence of

  • : not

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of dis-

  1. 1 a :  do the opposite of <disestablish> b :  deprive of (a specified quality, rank, or object) <disfranchise> c :  exclude or expel from <disbar>

  2. 2 :  opposite or absence of <disunion> <disaffection>

  3. 3 :  not <disagreeable>

  4. 4 :  completely <disannul>

  5. 5 [by folk etymology] :  dys- <disfunction>

Origin of dis-

Middle English dis-, des-, from Anglo-French & Latin; Anglo-French des-, dis-, from Latin dis-, literally, apart; akin to Old English te- apart, Latin duo two — more at two


DIS- Defined for Kids

dis-

prefix

Definition of dis- for Students

  1. 1 :  do the opposite of <disassemble>

  2. 2 :  deprive of <disarm>

  3. 3 :  opposite or absence of <disapproval>

  4. 4 :  not <disagreeable>




Medical Dictionary

dis

abbreviation

Medical Definition of dis

  1. 1disabled

  2. 2disease




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