Shiner definition

shīnər
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(slang) A black eye.

Got a real shiner from stumbling into the door.

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One that shines, as a star, jewel, or coin.
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Any of numerous small, often silvery North American freshwater fishes of the family Cyprinidae, especially one of the genus Notropis.
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Any of various other small silvery fishes.
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A person or thing that shines.
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Any of a number of freshwater minnows (esp. genus Notropis) with silvery scales.
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One who shines; a luminary.
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(colloquial) A black eye.
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Coon eyes.
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(slang, dated) A bright piece of money.
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Any of numerous species of small freshwater American cyprinoid fishes of Notropis, Minnilus, and allied genera, such as the redfin.
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Any silvery fish, such as the horsefish, menhaden, or moonfish.
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The common Lepisma, or furniture bug.
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(slang) A moonshiner.
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A small reflective surface used for cheating at card games.
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Noun

Singular:
shiner
Plural:
shiners