dis dis  /ˈdɪs/

Definition(s):

  • (n) god of the underworld; counterpart of Greek Pluto

Usage(s):

  1. In honor of a New York City woman suing her college because she can't find a job, PTI reviews the most ridiculous lawsuits ever filed, settled or dismissed.
  2. At Yalta, Stalin for the first time dis cussed Pacific and Asiatic affairs with Roosevelt and Churchill.
  3. It was a season in which spectators grew so dis gusted with out-of-bounds kickoffs that the Rules Committee may well make them illegal by next fall.

News

  1. Cramer's Top Stock Picks: DIS MCD WFM GPS GOOG

    Search Jim Cramer's "Mad Money" trading recommendations using our exclusive "Mad Money" Stock Screener. NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Here are some of the hot stocks Jim Cramer talked about on Thursday's "Mad Money" on CNBC: DIS data by YCharts Walt Disney , McDonald's , Whole Foods , Gap Stores and Google : Cramer said these five stocks now make up his "kid friendly" portfolio for long-term investing ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: TheStreet.com

  2. ‘Man of Steel’ Shoulders Quest to Lift DC to Marvel Level

    In Warner Bros .’ “Man of Steel,” Superman tries to save the world from powerful villains. His real-life task is no cakewalk either: Turn the studio’s DC Comics into a hit factory like Walt Disney Co. (DIS) ’s Marvel.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Bloomberg

  3. Analysts' Actions: DSCA DIS ROST SWY VIA

    NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- CHANGE IN RATINGS CRA International was downgraded to sell at TheStreet Ratings. Discovery Communications was initiated with a buy rating at Sterne Agee. $87 price target. Highest quality earnings mix in group, Sterne Agee said. ... Click to view a price quote on DSCA .
    on June 13, 2013     Source: TheStreet.com

Quotes

  1. "No (dis)respect to Flip, but it doesn't matter what Flip says," Webber said at halftime of Game 4. "They come from a coach like Larry Brown, they look at him like he's the epitome of basketball, and they feel like they can wait until the...
    on Apr 29, 2008 By: Chris Webber Source: NBA.com

  2. "A lot of things in music/entertainment are recycled," 50 said. "It's gonna sound like a dis, but it's no disrespect that you would see Lil Wayne wear a little black vest and that hat. I saw Cyndi Lauper wearing that; it was [just] on a...
    on Jun 14, 2010 By: 50 Cent Source: The BoomBox (blog)

  3. (I was reminded of the legendary New Yorker who, attending the VE Day press conference of Pope Pius XII, asked a cardinal: "Is dis 'ere pope a family man? If so, can I get some noos pix with da wife and kids in da garden?"
    on Jul 10, 2008 By: Pope Pius XII Source: Sydney Morning Herald

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