Definition of PIERCE

noun : PIERCE

Source: WordNet 3.1

verb : PIERCE

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

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

  • 2. (

    ) move or affect (a person's emotions or bodily feelings) deeply or sharply; "The cold pierced her bones"; "Her words pierced the students" ;

  • 3. (

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

  • 5. (

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


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