- a bad reputation
"his behavior gave the whole family a black eye"
- I have a black eye.
- Tom has a black eye.
- She gave him a black eye.
- Who gave Tom that black eye?
- Tom said nothing about Mary's black eye.
- The thief hit me and gave me a black eye and then ran off.
- Don't get smart with me, or you'll get a black eye!
- The fat woman, the young couple, the sleeping Indian and the tall man in black, but now skin and flesh and hair had disappeared, and empty eye sockets stared from gleaming white skulls.
- It is stressed that PFF dyed in a black or greyish colour after weaving look exactly like ‘tape’ grade and that these different types are not distinguishable to the naked eye.