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dis

noun
variants: also diss
slang

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(Entry 1 of 2)

1 an act or expression showing scorn and usually intended to hurt another's feelings
  • don't take it wrong—I don't mean it as a dis

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dis

verb
variants: also diss
slang

Synonyms & Antonyms of dis (Entry 2 of 2)

1 to show contempt for
  • don't you go dissing somebody just because you've got a few more dollars than they do

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2 to express scornfully one's low opinion of
  • a DJ who has dissed every album that artist has put out

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4 to express one's unfavorable opinion of the worth or quality of
  • don't dis my idea until you come up with a better one

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The first known use of dis was in 1567

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“Dis.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/dis. Accessed 7 Aug. 2020.

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