Pronunciation Verb

diss (disses, present participle dissing; past and past participle dissed)

  1. (North America, British, slang) To put (someone) down, or show disrespect by the use of insulting language or dismissive behaviour.
    • 1905, 10 December, The Sunday Times (Perth), "A New Word", page 4 ↗:
      When a journalistic rival tries to "dis" you
      And to prejudice you in the public's eyes.
      Don't stigmatise his charges as a "tissue
      Of palpable, unmitigated lies."
Translations Noun

diss (plural disses)

  1. (slang) An insult or put-down; an expression of disrespect.
Translations Related terms Noun

diss (plural disses)

  1. (slang) dissertation

diss (uncountable)

  1. An Algerian reedy grass used for cordage.

Proper noun
  1. A market town in Norfolk, England.

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