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Hickey   /hˈɪki/   Listen
Hickey

noun
1.
A small inflamed elevation of the skin; a pustule or papule; common symptom in acne.  Synonyms: pimple, zit.
2.
A temporary red mark on a person's skin resulting from kissing or sucking by their lover.  Synonym: love bite.






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"Hickey" Quotes from Famous Books



... who was that lad what carried th' flag?' he ses. There, Flemin', what d' yeh think 'a that? 'Who was th' lad what carried th' flag?' he ses, an' th' lieutenant, he speaks up right away: 'That's Flemin', an' he's a jimhickey,' he ses, right away. What? I say he did. 'A jim-hickey,' he ses—those 'r his words. He did, too. I say he did. If you kin tell this story better than I kin, go ahead an' tell it. Well, then, keep yer mouth shet. Th' lieutenant, he ses: 'He's a jimhickey,' an' th' colonel, he ses: 'Ahem! ahem! he is, indeed, a very good man t' have, ...
— The Red Badge of Courage - An Episode of the American Civil War • Stephen Crane



Words linked to "Hickey" :   pimple, erythema, papule, acne, love bite, pustule



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