a young, sometimes inexperienced lesbian.
n. 20th century. At first derogatory, it has become a word of pride used by lesbians. Possible origin from the last sylible in hermaphrodite or perhaps from its British meaning of "female genitals." A dyke is a ditch.
n ~ 16th century word meaning a boistrous girl who behaves like a man.
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n. 20th century. A lesbian. Alludes to what is presumed the way lesbians have sex: the rubbing up against each other.
n. Origin not clear. A woman who dresses up like a man. Most likely created to parallel drag queen.
n. 20th century. A lesbian. Used because of association with Holland dikes.
n. A passive lesbian. From the French, femme which means "woman" or "female."