1. [ noun ] (zoology) important food fish of the North Atlantic and Mediterranean; its body is greenish-blue with dark bars and small if any scales
Synonyms: Scomber_scombrus common_mackerel
Related terms: mackerel Scomber mackerel
2. [ noun ] something that shines (with emitted or reflected light)
Related terms: object twinkler reflect
3. [ noun ] (medicine) a bruise caused by a blow to the eye
Synonyms: black_eye
Related terms: bruise
4. [ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 16728
5. [ noun ] (zoology) any of numerous small silvery North American cyprinid fishes especially of the genus Notropis
Related terms: cyprinid golden_shiner common_shiner emerald_shiner
Similar spelling:   Shaner