shiner: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (shī'nur), [key]
- a person or thing that shines.
- See(def. 1).
- any of various small American freshwater fishes having glistening scales, esp. a minnow.
- any of various silvery, marine fishes, as the menhaden or butterfish.
- a defect in silk or synthetic filament or fabric, produced either in the process of winding or as a result of shuttle friction and appearing on fabric as a shiny streak.
- shiner (Thesaurus)