Definition of body piercing noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


    body piercing

    BrE BrE//ˈbɒdi pɪəsɪŋ//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈbɑːdi pɪrsɪŋ//
    (also piercing) [countable]
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  1. 1[uncountable] the making of holes in parts of the body in order to wear a ring, etc. as a decoration tattooing and body piercing
  2. 2[countable] a hole made in a part of the body so that a ring, etc. can be worn She had a nose stud and multiple ear piercings.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: body piercing