✔ Bull dyke
■ Meaning: a lesbian (see note below) who is very manly in appearance and behaviour
■ For example:
- My sister is a bull dyke and she’s in a gang of women who ride big motorbikes and wear leather jackets.
- We saw all sorts of interesting people in the Gay Mardi Gras parade, including drag queens, leather guys and bull dykes.
■ Note: “Dyke” is a slang word that means lesbian, or a woman who is sexually attracted to other women. Some lesbians regard “dyke” and “bull dyke” as offensive terms, while others use them proudly to describe themselves or their friends.
■ Variety: This slang term is typically used in American and Australian English but may be used in other varieties of English too.