Definition of 'black eye'
Example sentences containing 'black eye'
She was tired, upset, suffering from lack of sleep and a black eye, and too ready to imagine such things.THE PRESIDENT'S CHILD (2003)
She had been assaulted by the man she lived with, an alcoholic commercial artist, who had given her a black eye.A BODY SURROUNDED BY WATER (2003) LOVE YOU MADLY (2003)
Definition of black eye from the Collins English Dictionary
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