Meaning of “dyke” in the English Dictionary

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"dyke" in British English

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dykenoun [ C ]

also dike uk /daɪk/ us /daɪk/

dyke noun [ C ] (WALL)

a wall built to prevent the sea or a river from covering an area, or a channel dug to take water away from an area


dyke noun [ C ] (WOMAN)

slang a lesbian . Many people consider this word offensive.

(Definition of “dyke” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)