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  Definition of Black eye
  1. an unfortunate happening that hinders of impedes; something that is thwarting or frustrating
  2. a bruise caused by a blow to the eye
  3. a bad reputation; "his behavior gave the whole family a black eye"
Similar Words: reverse, reversal, setback, blow, shiner

 

Hyponyms: whammy

 

Derivational Morphology: set back

 

 
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