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Synonyms for black eye

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. shiner, black eye, mouse(noun)

    a swollen bruise caused by a blow to the eye

    Synonyms:
    computer mouse, common mackerel, mouse, reverse, blow, reversal, shiner, setback

  2. black eye(noun)

    a bad reputation

    "his behavior gave the whole family a black eye"

    Synonyms:
    blow, shiner, reverse, mouse, reversal, setback

  3. reverse, reversal, setback, blow, black eye(noun)

    an unfortunate happening that hinders or impedes; something that is thwarting or frustrating

    Synonyms:
    nose candy, reversal, turnabout, puff, turnaround, setback, snow, about-face, opposite, change of mind, gust, shock, reverse, flip-flop, verso, policy change, volte-face, mouse, turn around, shiner, contrary, bump, blow, transposition, coke, reversion, blast, reverse gear

Wiktionary

  1. black eye(noun)

    Synonyms:
    shiner

How to pronounce black eye?

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How to say black eye in sign language?

  1. blackeye

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How to use black eye in a sentence?

  1. Larry Sofield:

    I can’t believe a $4 coupon has got us here, this is a little bit of a black eye on us. This is not what we are about at all.

  2. Jane Anderson:

    Now when a woman comes with a black eye, and her occupation is listed as a dancer, we don't just assume that the guy who did this is her boyfriend.

  3. Chief Gallagher:

    This has put a black eye on this community. I want the nation to know this is not what our community is about. This community is full of elite warriors that I have been honored and blessed to work with for the past 20 years.

  4. Paula Grisanti:

    This is the future of health care, using your own stem cells to fix problems, not drugs, but clinics that make over-the-top claims that a single stem-cell therapy will cure ALS or Parkinson’s or other diseases raise huge safety and ethical concerns. It gives the whole field a black eye.

  5. Jeffrey Kingston:

    Brand Japan is going to suffer a great deal, carlos Ghosn case is certainly a major black eye for the Japanese judicial system.


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