Definitions for hickeyˈhɪk i
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hick•eyˈhɪk i(n.)(pl.)-eys or -ies.
Slang. a pimple. a reddish mark left on the skin by a passionate kiss.
Category: Status (usage)
any device or gadget whose name is forgotten or not known.
a fitting used to mount a lighting fixture in an outlet box or on a pipe or stud.
Category: Electricity and Magnetism
a tool used to bend tubes and pipes.
Category: Building Trades
Origin of hickey:
1905–10, Amer.; of obscure orig.
pimple, hickey, zit(noun)
a small inflamed elevation of the skin; a pustule or papule; common symptom in acne
hickey, love bite(noun)
a temporary red mark on a person's skin resulting from kissing or sucking by their lover
A bruise-like mark made during petting by pressing the mouth to the skin on oneu2019s partneru2019s body and sucking.
Used by some speakers to refer to an object whose name is unknown or cannot be recalled.
A printing defect caused by foreign matter on the printing surface resulting in a ring where the ink is missing, appearing as a spot of ink surrounded by a halo.
Local swelling in a tissue area, especially skin, often due to injury.
A tool for making smooth, semicircular bends in conduit and pipe.
anglicised from u00D3 hu00CDcidhe.