A slang term for a pair of diagonal side cutters.
Electrician: I can't find my dikes anywhere, but I found my strippers.
Half the previous contributors on this subject are stupid "dikes".
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.'
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!"
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
1. Wire Cutters
2. A lesbian Couple
1. Cut that wire with those "dikes"
2. Look at those "dikes" kissing
a wire cutter (d-Y-k-e is a lesbian)
use a pair of dikes on that cable