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Definition of "piercing" []

  • Present participle of pierce. (verb)
  • The action of the verb to pierce (noun)
  • A hole made in the body so that jewellery/jewelry can be worn through it (noun)
  • The jewelry itself (noun)
  • Anything or anyone that pierces. (adjective)

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Use "piercing" in a sentence
  • "She was already desperate for a pee; it pushed against her bladder like a pin piercing her belly."
  • "So piercing is the sense of intolerable threat that I found myself having nightmares about it last night."
  • "Although the extremes of body modification have been made more popular in our culture, it has been done for hundreds of years, and ear piercing is one of its oldest kinds."