Dictionary

shiner

noun shin·er \ˈshī-nər\

Definition of SHINER

1
:  one that shines
2
:  a silvery fish; especially :  any of numerous small freshwater American cyprinid fishes (especially genus Notropis) — compare golden shiner
3
:  black eye 1

Examples of SHINER

  1. He got a shiner during a fight at school.

First Known Use of SHINER

14th century
SHINER Defined for Kids

shiner

noun shin·er \ˈshī-nər\

Definition of SHINER for Kids

:  a small silvery American freshwater fish
Medical Dictionary

shiner

noun shin·er \ˈshī-nər\

Medical Definition of SHINER

Browse

6 ENTRIES FOUND:
Next Word in the Dictionary: shine upPrevious Word in the Dictionary: shine ballAll Words Near: shiner
July 04, 2015
stringent Hear it
rigorous, strict, or severe
Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!
How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
Test your vocab with our fun, fast game
Ailurophobia, and 9 other unusual fears