What is the meaning of Dyke in English?

What does Dyke March mean?

  • Dyke March (2018), New York, New York, USA. The term dyke (or dike) is a slang noun meaning lesbian; it is also a slang adjective describing things associated with lesbianism. It originated as a homophobic and misogynistic slur for a masculine, butch, tomboyish, or androgynous female.

What is a dyke bar?

  • A dyke bar is a term used to describe any bar or club in which lesbians often attend, but can also indicate a "tougher" establishment (in terms of the patrons or environment).

What is a bull dyke?

  • Compare bulldagger, attested since around the same time and used especially by black women. Other linguists suggested that bull dyke (r) referred to strong black women who dug dikes, or derived from bull + dick, perhaps in reference to black men. ( slang, usually derogatory) A lesbian, particularly one with masculine or butch traits or behavior.

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