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Definition of dis verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

dis

 verb
(also diss) verb
BrE BrE//dɪs//
 
; NAmE NAmE//dɪs//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they dis
BrE BrE//dɪs//
 
; NAmE NAmE//dɪs//
 
he / she / it disses
BrE BrE//ˈdɪsɪz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈdɪsɪz//
 
past simple dissed
BrE BrE//dɪst//
 
; NAmE NAmE//dɪst//
 
past participle dissed
BrE BrE//dɪst//
 
; NAmE NAmE//dɪst//
 
-ing form dissing
BrE BrE//ˈdɪsɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈdɪsɪŋ//
 
 
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dis somebody (informal, especially North American English) to show a lack of respect for somebody, especially by saying insulting things to them If he disses me again, I’ll hit him. Word Origin 1980s: abbreviation of disrespect.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: dis

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