Definition of love bite in English:

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love bite

Pronunciation: /ˈləv ˌbīt/


A temporary red mark on a person’s skin caused by a lover biting or sucking it as a sexual act; a hickey.
Example sentences
  • Were you aware that a hickey is ‘a temporary mark on the skin… A love bite or similar temporary aberration?’
  • She would rather have faced the Devil alone then come to school with a love bite mark on her neck.
  • He said he gave the woman a love bite and went to sleep.

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Syllabification: love bite

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