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1. piercing

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We found 35 dictionaries with English definitions that include the word piercing:
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General dictionaries General (26 matching dictionaries)
  1. piercing: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. piercing: Oxford Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. piercing: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  4. piercing: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  5. piercing, piercing: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  6. piercing: Wordnik [home, info]
  7. piercing: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  8. piercing: Wiktionary [home, info]
  9. piercing: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  10. piercing: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  11. piercing: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  12. piercing: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  13. piercing: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  14. Piercing (disambiguation), Piercing (film), Piercing (metalworking), Piercing (novel), Piercing: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  15. Piercing: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  16. piercing: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  17. piercing: Rhymezone [home, info]
  18. piercing: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  19. piercing: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  20. piercing: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  21. piercing: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  22. piercing: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  23. piercing: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  24. piercing: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]

Art dictionaries Art (1 matching dictionary)
  1. Piercing: Body Art [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (1 matching dictionary)
  1. piercing: Legal dictionary [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (1 matching dictionary)
  1. piercing: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Medicine dictionaries Medicine (3 matching dictionaries)
  1. Piercing: MedTerms.com Medical Dictionary [home, info]
  2. piercing: Medical dictionary [home, info]
  3. Piercing: Drug Medical Dictionary [home, info]

Miscellaneous dictionaries Miscellaneous (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. Piercing: Glossary of Unusual Sexual Practices [home, info]
  2. piercing: Idioms [home, info]

Science dictionaries Science (1 matching dictionary)
  1. piercing: Archaeology Wordsmith [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (piercing)

adjective:  high-pitched and sharp ("Piercing screams")
adjective:  loud and sharp ("The piercing shriek of sirens")
adjective:  suitable for cutting or piercing ("The piercing needle")
adjective:  as physically painful as if caused by a sharp instrument ("Piercing knifelike pains")
adjective:  having or demonstrating ability to recognize or draw fine distinctions

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Phrases that include piercing:   surface piercing, frenum piercing, genital piercing, hypervelocity armor piercing, piercing point, more...

Words similar to piercing:   keen, acute, cutting, discriminating, incisive, knifelike, penetrating, penetrative, pierce, piercingly, sharp, shrill, stabbing, more...


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