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Princeton's WordNet

  1. diss, insult, affrontverb

    treat, mention, or speak to rudely

    "He insulted her with his rude remarks"; "the student who had betrayed his classmate was dissed by everyone"


  1. dissnoun

    An insult or put-down.

  2. dissnoun

    for dissertation.

  3. dissverb

    To put (someone) down, or show disrespect by the use of insulting language or dismissive behaviour.

  4. Etymology: Originated in Jamaican Vernacular English, perhaps originally short for disrespect or disparage.


  1. DISS

    DISS is an abbreviation for different concepts and terms; therefore, the specific definition may vary depending on the context. Here are some common definitions for DISS: 1. Diss (noun): A form of insult or criticism, typically delivered in a clever or witty manner, often used in the context of rap battles or verbal confrontations. Example: He fired back with a clever diss about her fashion sense. 2. Diss (verb): To openly criticize or insult someone, often in a confrontational or humiliating manner. Example: The two politicians dissed each other during the debate. 3. DISS (Distributed Intelligent Software System): A technological system used for distributed computing, where multiple computers work together as a single system, sharing resources and processing power efficiently. 4. DISS (Defense Information System for Security): A United States Department of Defense (DoD) system responsible for providing secure and authorized access to classified information. 5. DISS (Department of Industry, Science and Small Business): A former Australian government department that existed from 1987 to 1998, responsible for policy and regulation in the fields of industry, technology, and small businesses. It is important to note that the specific definition of DISS will depend on the context in which it is used.


  1. Diss

    Diss is a market town in Norfolk, England close to the border with the neighbouring East Anglian county of Suffolk, with a population of 7,503. The town lies in the valley of the River Waveney, around a mere that covers 6 acres. The mere is up to 18 feet deep, although there is another 51 feet of mud. The town takes its name from dic an Anglo-Saxon word meaning either ditch or embankment. Diss has a large number of historic buildings, including the early 14th century parish church. It is also home to a museum. Diss railway station lies on the Great Eastern Main Line route from London to Norwich.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Diss

    dis, n. an Algerian reedy grass used for cordage.

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  1. DISS

    What does DISS stand for? -- Explore the various meanings for the DISS acronym on the Abbreviations.com website.

Surnames Frequency by Census Records

  1. DISS

    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Diss is ranked #57234 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Diss surname appeared 356 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Diss.

    96.6% or 344 total occurrences were White.
    1.6% or 6 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    1.4% or 5 total occurrences were Black.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of diss in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of diss in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of diss in a Sentence

  1. White House:

    President Trump'll go to Green Bay, Wisconsin, to hold another one of his big rallies with hardcore supporters, green Bay's a sort of diss by the President of the national media. Now Green Bay's Green Bay the President would want to diss the' fake news media,' but it is remarkable that even as he's facing an election campaign, he just doesn't feel see any need to repair that relationship or any of the other relationships with his adversaries.

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