black eye definition

  • noun:
    • A bruised discoloration associated with skin surrounding a person's eye, usually resulting from a blow.
    • A dishonored reputation; a bad title.
    • a watch that has been bruised showing noticeable hematoma, specially after receiving a blow.
    • a swollen bruise due to a blow towards attention
    • an unfortunate occurring that hinders or impedes; a thing that is thwarting or frustrating
    • a bad reputation

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