A temporary red mark on a person’s skin caused by a lover biting or sucking it as a sexual act; a hickey.
- 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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