Dyke - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |daɪk|  American pronunciation of the word dyke
Brit.  |daɪk|  British pronunciation of the word dyke

noun

- (slang) offensive term for a lesbian who is noticeably masculine (syn: butch, dike)
- a barrier constructed to contain the flow of water or to keep out the sea (syn: dam, dike)

verb

- enclose with a dike (syn: dike)

Examples

The river was embanked with a dyke

Word forms

noun
singular: dyke
plural: dykes
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