shiner Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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shinernoun [C]

uk   /ˈʃaɪ.nər/  us   /-nɚ/ informal
a black eye (= an ​eye where the ​skin around it has gone ​dark because it has been ​hit): I ​think you're going to have a ​real shiner there in the ​morning.
(Definition of shiner from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “shiner”
in Chinese (Simplified) (打伤或跌伤的)黑眼圈…
in Chinese (Traditional) (打傷或跌傷的)黑眼圈…
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