Meaning of “shiner” in the English Dictionary

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"shiner" in British English

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shinernoun [ C ]

uk /ˈʃaɪ.nər/ us /ˈʃaɪ.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)