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noun as in black eye

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The shiner that developed meant I had to spend the first five minutes of every video call explaining what had happened.

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They could only film one side of John Francis Daley’s face that day, given the shiner he got from “catching a flyball with his eye by accident,” as his TV mom, Becky Ann Baker, now puts it.

Veterans of old and more recent wars crowded around the bar downing shots of Regal Crown Black, chased by Shiner Bock.

Hard to imagine him slammin' down Shiner Bocks and listenin' to Willie Nelson.

His untidy hair was rumpled, as if someone had been hanging onto it while in the process of giving him the shiner.

This he cut open, and trimmed down with his knife until it resembled a large shiner.

The name Helen is philologically allied to Helios the Sun, and is generally interpreted to mean torch, shiner, or giver of light.

At station A-2 the Arkansas River shiner made up 14.6 per cent of all fish taken.

In the Arkansas River smaller relative numbers of this shiner were obtained.


On this page you'll find 11 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to shiner, such as: bad name, black mark, blemish, disgrace, dishonor, and lost face.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.