Associations to the word «Pierce»

Pictures for the word «Pierce»


PIERCE, verb. (transitive) to puncture; to break through
PIERCE, verb. (transitive) to create a hole in the skin for the purpose of inserting jewelry
PIERCE, verb. (transitive) to break or interrupt abruptly
PIERCE, verb. (figurative) To penetrate; to affect deeply.
PIERCE, proper noun. A male given name, medieval variant of Piers. Modern usage may also derive from the surname.
PIERCE, proper noun. A patronymic surname​.

Dictionary definition

PIERCE, noun. 14th President of the United States (1804-1869).
PIERCE, verb. Cut or make a way through; "the knife cut through the flesh"; "The path pierced the jungle"; "Light pierced through the forest".
PIERCE, verb. Move or affect (a person's emotions or bodily feelings) deeply or sharply; "The cold pierced her bones"; "Her words pierced the students".
PIERCE, verb. Sound sharply or shrilly; "The scream pierced the night".
PIERCE, verb. Penetrate or cut through with a sharp instrument.
PIERCE, verb. Make a hole into; "The needle pierced her flesh".

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