love bite

love bites
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A love bite is a mark which someone has on their body as a result of being bitten by their partner when they were kissing or making love.

English dictionary. 2008.

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  • love bite — n BrE a red mark on someone s skin caused by someone else sucking it as a sexual act American Equivalent: hickey …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • love bite — love ,bite noun count BRITISH a HICKEY …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • love bite — ► NOUN ▪ a temporary red mark on the skin caused by biting or sucking during sexual play …   English terms dictionary

  • love bite — noun a temporary red mark on a person s skin resulting from kissing or sucking by their lover • Syn: ↑hickey • Hypernyms: ↑erythema * * * love bite UK US noun [countable] [singular love bi …   Useful english dictionary

  • Love-bite — A love bite or hickey/hickie is a temporary mark or bruise on one s skin (medically, a minor hematoma) resulting from kissing or sucking or biting forcefully enough to burst blood vessels beneath the skin. Love bites last, depending on the person …   Wikipedia

  • love bite — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms love bite : singular love bite plural love bites British a red mark on someone s skin, especially on the neck, that is made by sucking while kissing. The usual American word is hickey …   English dictionary

  • love bite — noun A swelling on the skin caused by someone (or something) sucking the skin Syn: hickey …   Wiktionary

  • Love bite — You call them hickies the things you do to yourself as a youngster with the vacuum cleaner attachment to make it look like someone fancies you! …   The American's guide to speaking British

  • love bite — (British) hickey, red mark on the skin caused by sucking or biting …   English contemporary dictionary

  • love bite — noun Brit. a red mark on the skin caused by biting or sucking during sexual play …   English new terms dictionary


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