dyke

Definition of dyke

 (Entry 1 of 2)

chiefly British spelling of

dyke

noun
\ ˈdīk How to pronounce dyke (audio) \
variants: or less commonly

Definition of dyke (Entry 2 of 2)

usually offensive

Other Words from dyke

Noun

dykey \ ˈdī-​kē How to pronounce dykey (audio) \ adjective, usually offensive

First Known Use of dyke

Noun

1931, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for dyke

Noun

origin unknown

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“Dyke.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dyke. Accessed 13 Jul. 2020.

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