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Definition of shiner:

  1. A bright piece of money.
  2. A luminary.
  3. Any one of numerous species of small freshwater American cyprinoid fishes, belonging to Notropis, or Minnilus, and allied genera; as the redfin ( Notropis megalops), and the golden shiner ( Notemigonus chrysoleucus) of the Eastern United States; also loosely applied to various other silvery fishes, as the dollar fish, or horsefish, menhaden, moonfish, sailor's choice, and the sparada.
  4. That which shines.
  5. The common Lepisma, or furniture bug.

Synonyms:

reversal, computer mouse, common mackerel, setback, black eye, health, mouse, help, reverse, blow, Scomber scombrus.

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