Definition of pierced
1 : having holes; especially : decorated with perforations
2 : having the flesh punctured for the attachment of a piece of jewelry pierced ears a pierced tongue
3 : designed for pierced ears pierced earrings
Examples of pierced in a Sentence
a tattooed and pierced musician
Recent Examples of pierced from the Web
Seems a multiple-pierced and tattooed lovely in a clingy peach taffeta costume had melted his heart.
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First Known Use of pierced
PIERCED Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of pierced for English Language Learners
of a body part : having a hole that was made so that a piece of jewelry can be worn through it
: having holes made in one or more parts of your body so you can wear jewelry in them
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