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raccoon eye(s)

1. Discoloration in the area surrounding the eye(s) due to an accumulation of blood, as caused by periorbital ecchymosis (i.e., "black eye(s)"). Likened to the black patches around the eyes of a raccoon. He had a pretty bad raccoon eye after the bully punched him in the face. I had raccoon eyes for several days after my car accident.
2. A discoloration immediately around—and especially under—the eye(s) due to the smearing or heavy application of dark-colored makeup. Likened to the black patches around the eyes of a raccoon. She wouldn't have such a problem with raccoon eyes if she didn't wear so much makeup to begin with! Whenever I cry, it causes my makeup to run and give me raccoon eyes.
3. A discoloration immediately around—and especially under—the eye(s) due to prolonged fatigue or lack of sleep. Likened to the black patches around the eyes of a raccoon. I must not sleep very soundly because I always have these raccoon eyes when I wake up.
See also: raccoon
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"Foreign eye liners or mascaras stay on even after get into water, but domestic products make raccoon eyes even with just a yawn," Kim said during his visit to a Pyongyang cosmetics factory in 2015, according to the Japan-based Choson Sinbo newspaper.
My raccoon eyes are glaring proof of the real-life nightmares yet to come.
(1) Second, the patient had periorbital ecchymyosis, or raccoon eyes, which also is an indication of skull base pathology.
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In the immediate aftermath of the crash, swelling of the brain left her with a condition known as raccoon eyes meaning her face ballooned under the pressure.
If I ever make the mistake of asking my wife it she needs some help for her "raccoon eyes," I'll be the one with two shiners.
'There's no need for smudgy mascara and runny raccoon eyes, instead choose long-lasting eyelash extensions that will give you the glam look in the heat, by the pool and in the water.
Half also had periorbital ecchymoses or "raccoon eyes" and some had "sporadic amnesia".
Set it with a mineral powder and watch raccoon eyes disappear.
The characteristic "raccoon eyes" appearance associated with neuroblastoma is probably related to obstruction of the palpebral vessels by tumor tissue in and around the orbits [2].
And Marley is still a Jacob, but in Bill Condon's very capable hands, he glares menacingly underneath his white makeup and raccoon eyes, bellowing at Scrooge on the song "Chains" like someone having a good time in Purgatory.