Definition of 'shiner'
- a swollen bruise caused by a blow to the eye
Synonyms: black eye mouse
- something that shines (with emitted or reflected light)
- important food fish of the northern Atlantic and Mediterranean; its body is greenish-blue with dark bars and small if any scales
Synonyms: common mackerel Scomber scombrus
- any of numerous small silvery North American cyprinid fishes especially of the genus Notropis