Hickey meaning

hĭk'ē
A tool used for bending pipe.
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A threaded electrical fitting used to connect a fixture to an outlet box.
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Any device or gadget; doohickey.
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A device or contrivance; a gadget.
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A pipe-bending apparatus.
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A coupling for electrical fixtures.
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A pimple or pustule.
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A bruise made on the skin from sucking, as in lovemaking.
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(US, slang) A bruise-like mark made during petting by pressing the mouth to the skin on one’s partner’s body and sucking.
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(informal, slang) An object whose name is unknown or cannot be recalled.
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(printing) A printing defect caused by foreign matter on the printing surface resulting in a ring where the ink is missing, appearing as a spot of ink surrounded by a halo.
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Local swelling in a tissue area, especially skin, often due to injury.
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A tool for making smooth, semicircular bends in conduit and pipe.
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An Irish surname​ anglicised from Ó hÍcidhe (“descendant of a person named Healer”).
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Origin of hickey

  • Origin unknown
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
  • Unknown.
    From Wiktionary