Definition of black eye noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


black eye

BrE BrE//ˌblæk ˈaɪ//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌblæk ˈaɪ//
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an area of dark skin (called a bruise ), that can form around somebody’s eye when they receive a blow on it
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: black eye