Associations to the word «Piercing»

Pictures for the word «Piercing»


PIERCING, verb. Present participle of pierce
PIERCING, noun. (uncountable) The action of the verb to pierce
PIERCING, noun. A hole made in the body so that jewellery/jewelry can be worn through it
PIERCING, noun. The jewelry itself
PIERCING, adjective. Anything or anyone that pierces.

Dictionary definition

PIERCING, adjective. Having or demonstrating ability to recognize or draw fine distinctions; "an acute observer of politics and politicians"; "incisive comments"; "icy knifelike reasoning"; "as sharp and incisive as the stroke of a fang"; "penetrating insight"; "frequent penetrative observations".
PIERCING, adjective. Painful as if caused by a sharp instrument; "a cutting wind"; "keen winds"; "knifelike cold"; "piercing knifelike pains"; "piercing cold"; "piercing criticism"; "a stabbing pain"; "lancinating pain".

Wise words

In the End, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends.
Martin Luther King, Jr.