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PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /dɪs/
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  • Rhymes: -ɪs
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Etymology 1Edit

Originated in Jamaican English or African American Vernacular English, probably originally a clipping of disrespect or disparage.

VerbEdit

diss (third-person singular simple present disses, present participle dissing, simple past and past participle dissed)

  1. (Canada, US, Britain, 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."
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NounEdit

diss (plural disses)

  1. (slang) An insult or put-down; an expression of disrespect.
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Etymology 2Edit

Clipping of dissertation

NounEdit

diss (plural disses)

  1. (slang) dissertation
    • 2012 April 5, shkbop9190, “Failing a Dissertation”, in The Student Room Forums[1], retrieved 2016-12-01:
      I've been wondering what happens if I fail my diss. I know i'm allowed to fail 60 credits but I don't think that includes the diss.

Etymology 3Edit

NounEdit

diss (uncountable)

  1. An Algerian reedy grass used for cordage.

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DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from English diss.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

diss m (plural disses or dissen)

  1. (slang, hiphop) A diss.
    Vette diss, man!Sick diss, man!

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SwedishEdit

NounEdit

diss c

  1. (slang) diss, rejection

DeclensionEdit

Declension of diss 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative diss dissen dissar dissarna
Genitive diss dissens dissars dissarnas

WestrobothnianEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Norse þess, gen. of þat n, from Proto-Germanic *þat (neuter of *sa (that)), from Proto-Indo-European *tód (neuter of *só (that)). Compare di.

AdverbEdit

diss

  1. The...the (when comparing)

Etymology 2Edit

VerbEdit

diss

  1. singular imperative of diis