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

 

black eye

 noun
noun
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