diss

verb

less common spelling of

transitive verb

1 slang : to treat with disrespect or contempt : insult dissed her former co-star in the interview was dissed and ignored at the party
2 slang : to find fault with : criticize dissed her wardrobe

diss

noun
\ ˈdis How to pronounce diss (audio) \
plural disses

Definition of diss (Entry 2 of 3)

slang
: an insulting expression of disrespect or criticism … a much loved and much hated album; earning some equally passionate critical raves and disses.— Brett Milano Even the ultimate pop-culture endorsement—a bunch of reality-TV shows like "Dig Wars" based on their hobby—are seen as a diss. "They make us look bad," Mr. Thompson said.— Abigail Pesta On March 25, in a major public diss to Windsor fund manager Charles Freeman, Vanguard announced that effective June 1, it will turn over some of Windsor's stock portfolio to another firm.— Allan Sloan

Definition of diss (Entry 3 of 3)

First Known Use of diss

Noun

1987, in the meaning defined above

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“Diss.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/diss. Accessed 5 Aug. 2020.

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