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



    BrE BrE//ˈpɪəsɪŋ//
    ; NAmE 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 jewellery there She has a tongue piercing. See related entries: Jewellery
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: piercing