Definition of dis in English:

dis

(also diss)

verbdisses, dissing, dissed

[with object]informal
  • 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’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘But Ray has slung an arrow through my heart by dissing Nick Cave.’
    • ‘I can't wait to get famous and have people start dissing me.’
    • ‘People should make an effort to learn more about it before they go dissing it, because there's lots of different kinds of feminism.’
    • ‘You people need to stop dissing David Lee Roth and/or Van Halen.’
    • ‘And dissing Rupert into the bargain is not only beneath you, but libellous.’
    • ‘Writing me and dissing people like this doesn't impress me.’
    • ‘He looks so strong because of something he used to say during his first campaign, often after casually dissing some issue or other.’
    • ‘Hush Bert, I'm only posting my thoughts, not dissing you at all.’
    • ‘I really like science fiction, so rest assured, I wasn't dissing the genre.’
    • ‘So dissing your sis, poking fun of her or re-hashing your fights to everyone at the pool will most definitely backfire.’
    • ‘When you are dissing me, you are dissing Hollywood's new star couple.’
    • ‘It is about an older woman that kind of takes advantage of a younger guy and, you know, ends up dissing him at the end of the relationship.’
    • ‘This week, politicians have been busily dissing opinion polls.’
    • ‘Like actually watching it, dissing Channel 5 is a guilty pleasure.’
    • ‘And she's still dissing a woman who stays at home as not having a real job.’
    • ‘Not too long into the conversation, though, and we're back where we started: dissing the Hollywood grind.’
    • ‘Let's review: He strings you along while downright dissing his girlfriend behind her back.’

noun

mass nouninformal
  • Disrespectful talk.

Origin

1980s abbreviation of disrespect.

Pronunciation

dis

/dɪs/