a reddish mark left on the skin by a passionate kiss.
any device or gadget whose name is not known or is momentarily forgotten.
Electricity. a fitting used to mount a lighting fixture in an outlet box or on a pipe or stud.
a tool used to bend tubes and pipes.
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How to use hickey in a sentence
hickey wood pellets are fantastic for grilling chicken and pork.Optimal Grilling Accessories and Grilling Tools For The Best Backyard BBQ | Irena Collaku | June 25, 2021 | Popular-Science
As the critic Dave hickey famously said, let art be “frivolous” enough to move us at a terrestrial level.
“We are already implementing our plan and are getting good early results,” hickey told a House oversight subcommittee July 18.Veterans Waiting Even Longer for Benefits, Especially in Big Cities | Aaron Glantz | August 29, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
Your hickey in The Iceman Cometh has become legendary and most recently you played Jim Tyrone in A Moon for the Misbegotten.
Thomas hickey, one of Washington's own guard, was proved to be a leader in the plot, and he was sentenced to be hung.From Farm House to the White House | William M. Thayer
With a cry hickey dropped to the floor, a bullet in his leg.
hickey stopped his groaning and rose to his elbows to watch the second round.
The three men, and hickey from the floor, looked on curiously while Petersen obeyed.
hickey volunteered to remain, while Sontag, Ohlsen, and Petersen should go to the brig for help.Great Men and Famous Women. Vol. 6 of 8 | Various
British Dictionary definitions for hickey
US and Canadian informal an object or gadget: used as a name when the correct name is forgotten, etc; doodah
US and Canadian informal a mark on the skin, esp a lovebite
printing a spot on a printed sheet caused by an imperfection or a speck on the printing plate
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