piercing

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1 piercing /ˈpiɚsɪŋ/ noun
plural piercings
1 piercing
/ˈpiɚsɪŋ/
noun
plural piercings
Learner's definition of PIERCING
[noncount] : the act or practice of decorating your body with jewelry or other objects that are attached directly to your skin
[count] : a hole through part of the body where a piece of jewelry can be attached
2 piercing /ˈpiɚsɪŋ/ adjective
2 piercing
/ˈpiɚsɪŋ/
adjective
Learner's definition of PIERCING
[more piercing; most piercing]
: seeming to have the power to see a person's thoughts or feelings
: very loud and high-pitched
: having a strong affect on someone : felt in a very noticeable way

— piercingly

adverb
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