dis | diss
Meaning: to show disrespect to someone by saying or doing something insulting
- Make sure you don't dis any of these guys or they could get really mad with you.
- This guy said I dissed him, but I didn't show him any disrespect. I just didn't treat him like he was better than me.
Origin: Originally Jamaican slang and probably an abbreviation of "disrespect" or "dismiss".
Variety: This is typically used in American English but may be used in other varieties of English too.
You will probably dis a young man if you say he