bull dyke

noun Slang: Disparaging and Offensive.

a contemptuous term used to refer to a lesbian who is notably masculine or assertive in manner or appearance.

Origin of bull dyke

First recorded in 1925–30

Usage note

See dyke2.
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British Dictionary definitions for bull-dyke

bull dyke


slang a lesbian who is markedly masculine
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