how to pronounce piercing

pɪɹsɪŋ

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An example use of piercing in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… her sword and piercing others with her …”

meanings of piercing

noun:

  1. An item of jewelry designed to be fitted through a piercing.
  2. A hole made in the body so that jewellery/jewelry can be worn through it.
  3. The action of the verb to pierce.

adjective:

  1. Appearing to look deeply into; penetrating.
  2. Of sound, loud and sharp; shrill.
  3. Of temperature, extremely cold so that it penetrates through clothing and shelter.

verb:

  1. Present participle of pierce.