bulldyke
A lesbian who appears masculine or acts in a masculine manner.

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  • bulldyke — ☆ bulldyke [bool′dīk′ ] n. Slang a lesbian having characteristics traditionally thought of as belonging to men, as an aggressive manner or a masculine appearance: an offensive term of contempt and hostility * * * bull dyke n. Offensive Used as a… …   Universalium

  • bulldyke — ☆ bulldyke [bool′dīk′ ] n. Slang a lesbian having characteristics traditionally thought of as belonging to men, as an aggressive manner or a masculine appearance: an offensive term of contempt and hostility …   English World dictionary

  • bulldyke — n a masculine, dominant or aggressive les bian. An offensive term which was com monly heard until the late 1960s (by which time gay women s styles had largely moved away from imitation of male roles). Bulldyke was almost invaria bly used by men… …   Contemporary slang

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  • Dyke (slang) — This article is about the slang term. For other uses, see Dyke. Dykes on Bikes at New York City s 2007 LGBT pride parade. Dyke is slang terminology referring to a lesbian or lesbianism. It originated as a derogatory label for a masculine woman,… …   Wikipedia

  • Euphemism — A euphemism is a substitution of an agreeable or less offensive expression in place of one that may offend or suggest something unpleasant to the listener, [ [http://www.merriam webster.com/dictionary/Euphemism Euphemism] Webster s Online… …   Wikipedia

  • Gender role — During World War II, women performed roles some of which would otherwise have been considered male jobs …   Wikipedia

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  • Butch and femme — (also spelled fem; originally a French word for woman) are terms often used in the lesbian and gay subcultures to describe, respectively, masculine and feminine traits. Femme is also frequently used in the transgender community; see En femme .… …   Wikipedia

  • Reappropriation — is the cultural process by which a group reclaims re appropriates terms or artifacts that were previously used in a way disparaging of that group. For example, since the early 1970s, much terminology referring to homosexuality such as gay , queer …   Wikipedia

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