Dis has 2 meanings
1. What does dis mean?


Dis is a common street slang term for "disrespect." It may be used as a noun or a verb.

A dis usually occurs when one person has a beef with another person and feels like he has to humiliate him. It is usually done verbally through a joke but may also be done through an action like not shaking a person's hand because of a grudge.


Hey man, don't let him dis you like that

Squints Palledorous with the classic dis

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Updated May 31, 2018
2. What is dis short for in messages?


While most people use "dis" to mean "insult," they may also use it as an abbreviation for "this." For example, you may text your friend after they get a new phone, and they reply with, "new phone, who dis?"

People typically type it in messages (online and in texts), but they may also speak it in real life. For example, you might be watching an entertaining game with your friend, and he says, "Dis game is cray, man!"

Dis is one of several abbreviations where the "th" is pronounced with a "d" sound. Other examples include dat and tru dat.


yo, check dis out!
dang, dat is dope!

New phone, who dis?

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Updated October 23, 2023

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