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19.
noun, Derogitory term used to refer to a lesbian; commonly towards a lesbian with more masculine physical characteristics/mannerisms; Offensive to many people.
That woman is a dike.
by Matty N March 30, 2004
 
1.
an idiot who can't spell dyke.
Half the previous contributors on this subject are stupid "dikes".
by Alianne September 13, 2003
 
2.
1: a massive wall used to hold back water, such as those used in Holland to reclaim farmland.
2: an igneous intrusion cutting through layers of older rocks.
3: alternate spelling of 'dyke', referring to a woman whose sexual preference is exclusively other women. See also 'lesbian'.
'I learned about the dikes they use in the Netherlands to keep the ocean from making a seafloor out of their farmlands.'
by wikkid May 08, 2003
 
3.
Misspelling of the word dyke. A woman who's sexual orientation is focused on the same gender.
"No I won't go out with you, I'm a dike!"
"Mrs. Jennings is such a dike!"
by sushiman09 September 07, 2005
 
4.
a wire cutter (d-Y-k-e is a lesbian)
use a pair of dikes on that cable
by AMC July 24, 2003
 
5.
A slang term for a pair of diagonal side cutters.
Electrician: I can't find my dikes anywhere, but I found my strippers.
by electrician971 March 06, 2011
 
6.
1. Wire Cutters
2. A lesbian Couple
1. Cut that wire with those "dikes"

2. Look at those "dikes" kissing
by Joshua Paul Sarandos March 04, 2005
 
7.
In electronics, short for diagonal cutters. Used, though, for any small wire-cutting and metal snipping tool. Also, used as a transitive verb for removing something by cutting it out. May also be spelled dyke.
Hand me the dikes, I need to dike out this pot.
by T-S December 16, 2006