pierced

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adjective \ ˈpirst \

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

  1. a tattooed and pierced musician

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First Known Use of pierced

14th century



PIERCED Defined for English Language Learners

pierced

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adjective

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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