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English definition of “hickey”

hickey

noun [C]   /ˈhɪk.i/ US (UK love bite)
a temporary red mark on someone's skin, often their neck, where someone has sucked or bitten it as a sexual actSkin complaints and blemishesSexual activity in generalPhysical and sexual assault and abduction
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