Synonyms of shiner


1. shiner, black eye, mouse, bruise, contusion

usage: a swollen bruise caused by a blow to the eye

2. shiner, object, physical object

usage: something that shines (with emitted or reflected light)

3. common mackerel, shiner, Scomber scombrus, mackerel

usage: important food fish of the northern Atlantic and Mediterranean; its body is greenish-blue with dark bars and small if any scales

4. shiner, cyprinid, cyprinid fish

usage: any of numerous small silvery North American cyprinid fishes especially of the genus Notropis

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