Sentence Examples

  • Unfortunately for many parents, these toys can quickly lose their luster as children become used to them, or move on to shiner, newer objects.
  • In America the name bream is commonly given to the golden shiner minnow (Abramis chrysoleucus), to the pumpkin-seed sunfish (Eupomotis gibbosus), and to some kinds of porgy (Sparidae).
  • From a hilltop you can see a fish leap in almost any part; for not a pickerel or shiner picks an insect from this smooth surface but it manifestly disturbs the equilibrium of the whole lake.
  • Ryland looked relieved that the shiner was the extent of his injuries.
  • Those village worms are quite too large; a shiner may make a meal off one without finding the skewer.