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Definition of piercing noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    piercing

     noun
    noun
    NAmE//ˈpɪrsɪŋ//
     
     
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  1. 1[uncountable] = body piercing
  2. 2[countable] the hole that is made in your ear, nose, or some other part of your body so that you can wear jewelry there She has a tongue piercing.
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: piercing