Dictionary Results for piercing


1. pierce - verb

· cut or make a way through; "the knife cut through the flesh"; "The path pierced the jungle"; "Light pierced through the forest"

Hypernym(s): penetrate, perforate




2. 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"

Hypernym(s): affect, impress, move, strike




3. pierce - verb

· sound sharply or shrilly; "The scream pierced the night"

Hypernym(s): sound




4. pierce - verb

· penetrate or cut through with a sharp instrument

Synonym(s): thrust

Hypernym(s): penetrate, perforate




5. pierce - verb

· make a hole into; "The needle pierced her flesh"

Hypernym(s): penetrate, perforate




6. 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"

Synonym(s): acute, discriminating, incisive, keen, knifelike, penetrating, penetrative, sharp




7. 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"

Synonym(s): cutting, keen, knifelike, stabbing, lancinate, lancinating





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