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dis (dis) verb tr., also diss
To show disrespect for.
[Of uncertain origin, apparently a shortening of disrespect.]
"Lumka cringes when she realises the customer she dissed is in fact Karabo, the owner of the bar and her employer." On The Small Screen; Post (South Africa); Jun 2, 2004.
"After dissing the victims, Jerry Sensitive led the regents in a ringing defense of the four CU officials whose lax supervision may have contributed to the scandal." Bob Ewegen; 'Dear Old Sleaze U'; Denver Post (Colorado); May 22, 2004.
This week's theme: words to highlight rankism.
The more I study religions the more I am convinced that man never worshipped anything but himself. -Richard Francis Burton, explorer and writer (1821-1890)
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