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hickey

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noun hick·ey \ˈhi-kē\

Definition of hickey

plural

hickeys

  1. :  gadget

Origin and Etymology of hickey

origin unknown


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hickey

noun hick·ey

Definition of hickey

plural

hickeys

  1. 1a :  pimpleb :  a temporary red mark or bruise on the skin (such as one produced by biting and sucking)

  2. 2 plural also hickies :  a small imperfection in printing

Origin and Etymology of hickey

origin unknown


Medical Dictionary

hickey

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noun hick·ey \ˈhik-ē\

Medical Definition of hickey

plural

hickeys

  1. 1:  pimple

  2. 2:  a temporary red mark produced especially in lovemaking by biting and sucking the skin



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