Pronunciation: (hik'ē),[key] —n., —pl.-eys. 1. Slang. a. a pimple.
b. a reddish mark left on the skin by a passionate kiss.
2. any device or gadget whose name is not known or is momentarily forgotten.
3. Elect.a fitting used to mount a lighting fixture in an outlet box or on a pipe or stud.
4. a tool used to bend tubes and pipes. Also,hick'ie.