To diss;

Speak disrespectfully to or criticize. Verb. Slang that originated in 1980s, word that came from, and therefore shares the same definition as “to disrespect”.



Compliance with an order, request, or law or submission to another’s authority. From Anglo-Norman obedience, from Old French obedience (modern French obédience), from Latin oboedientia. Cognate with obeisance.