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3.
A desi who hates other desis for being a desi. A desi racist against other desi's.
Prasoon is such a fucking desist, listenig to heavy metal trash and dreaming of marrying an american hottie.
by Mudit September 02, 2004
 
1.
A desi who makes special efforts to distance him/herself from other desis and tries too hard to fit with the US culture
Ameya: Dude, Balakrishna is so desist. He pretends to love Carrie Underwood, claims that he hates cricket and is going to change his name from Balakrishna Chinnaswamy to Bob Green.
by JagguDada May 20, 2010
 
2.
To stop doing something, indefinitely.
Bob got a cease and desist order from Mac Donald's after they discovered he was calling his restaurant's burgers "Big Maks"
by Steeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeve November 23, 2013