Meaning of dis

dis

Pronunciation: (dēs), [key]
— pl. dis•ir
  1. lady; woman.
  2. female deity, esp. one promoting fertility: often used as a suffix on names: Freydis; Hjordis; Thordis.

dis

Pronunciation: (dis), [key]
— v., n. dissed, dis•sing,
—v.t.
  1. to show disrespect for; affront.
  2. to disparage; belittle.
—n.
  1. insult or disparagement; criticism.

Dis

Pronunciation: (dis), [key]
  1. a god of the underworld. Also calledCf.

dis-

Pronunciation: [key]
  1. a Latin prefix meaning “apart,” “asunder,” “away,” “utterly,” or having a privative, negative, or reversing force (see-); used freely, esp. with these latter senses, as an English formative: disability; disaffirm; disbar; disbelief; discontent; dishearten; dislike; disown.

dis-

Pronunciation: [key]
  1. var. of before s: dissyllable.

DIS

Pronunciation: [key]
  1. The Disney Channel (a cable television channel).

dis.

Pronunciation: [key]
  1. distance.
  2. distant.
  3. distribute.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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