Meaning of hickey

hick•ey

Pronunciation: (hik'ē), [key]
— pl. -eys.
    1. a pimple.
    2. a reddish mark left on the skin by a passionate kiss.
  1. any device or gadget whose name is not known or is momentarily forgotten.
  2. a fitting used to mount a lighting fixture in an outlet box or on a pipe or stud.
  3. a tool used to bend tubes and pipes.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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