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DIS

Trademark.
1.
the Disney Channel: a cable television channel.
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British Dictionary definitions for diss

diss

/dɪs/
verb
1.
(slang, mainly US) to treat (someone) with contempt
Word Origin
C20: originally Black rap slang, short for disrespect

dis

/dɪs/
verb
1.
a variant spelling of diss

Dis

/dɪs/
noun
1.
Also called Orcus, Pluto. the Roman god of the underworld
2.
the abode of the dead; underworld
Greek equivalent Hades
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Word Origin and History for diss

dis

v.

also diss, slang, by 1980, shortening of disrespect or dismiss, originally in U.S. Black English, popularized by hip hop. Related: Dissed; dissing. Earlier it was short for disconnected in the telephone sense and used figuratively in slang to mean "weak in the head" (1925).

Dis

Roman underworld god, from Latin Dis, contracted from dives "rich," which is related to divus "divine, god," hence "favored by god." Cf. Pluto and Old Church Slavonic bogatu "rich," from bogu "god."

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Slang definitions & phrases for diss

dis

verb

(also diss; on may be added) To show disrespect; insult by slighting; CAP ON someone: The boys on the bus were dissing that girl/ Yet ''dissin','' showing real or apparent disrespect, is cited as the motive in an amazing number of murders/ I'm tired of John dissin' on her all the time (1980s+ Black teenagers)


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Related Abbreviations for diss

diss

to be disrespectful toward

dis

  1. disease
  2. to be disrespectful toward

DIS

  1. Defense Investigative Service
  2. Disney Channel
  3. Walt Disney Co.
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