pierced


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pierced

 (pîrst)
adj.
1. Cut through with a sharp instrument; perforated.
2. Of or relating to a body part that has been perforated for the purpose of attaching a piece of jewelry.
3. Of or relating to a piece of jewelry designed to be worn in a such a body part: a pierced earring.

pierced

(pɪərst)

adj.
1. punctured or perforated, as to form a decorative design.
2. (of the ear) having the lobe punctured, as for earrings.
3. (of an earring) made to be worn in a pierced ear.
[1300–50]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.pierced - having a hole cut through; "pierced ears"; "a perforated eardrum"; "a punctured balloon"
cut - separated into parts or laid open or penetrated with a sharp edge or instrument; "the cut surface was mottled"; "cut tobacco"; "blood from his cut forehead"; "bandages on her cut wrists"
Translations
propíchnutý
piercet
lävistetty
probušen
穴をあけた
구멍을 뚫은
genomborrad
ที่ถูกเจาะ
bấm lỗ

pierced

adj objectdurchstochen; nose, nipplegepierct; to have pierced earsLöcher in den Ohrläppchen haben

pierced

مَثْقُوب propíchnutý piercet durchstochen τρυπητός perforado lävistetty percé probušen perforato 穴をあけた 구멍을 뚫은 doorboord gjennomboret przebity furado проколотый genomborrad ที่ถูกเจาะ delik bấm lỗ 穿通的
References in classic literature ?
He rode pick-a-back on a woolly- headed, black-skinned savage, the lobes of whose ears had been pierced and stretched until one had torn out, while the other carried a circular block of carved wood three inches in diameter.
Others have been drawn out, not without trouble, from the bottoms of ships, which they had pierced through and through, as a gimlet pierces a barrel.
Looking down upon the Arrow with which it had been pierced, it found that the shaft of the Arrow had been feathered with one of its own plumes.
As my dazed faculties cleared I observed that the body was in evening dress; the overcoat thrown wide open revealed the dress-coat, the white tie, the broad expanse of shirt front pierced by the sword.
With the spear that pierced thy breast, Unandi, shall the breast of Chaka be also pierced, and, ye wives and children of Mopo, the hand that pierces shall be the hand of Mopo.
One Norwegian long defended it by his single arm, and was at length pierced with a spear thrust through the planks of the bridge from a boat beneath.
They clothed her with heavenly garments: on her head they put a fine, well-wrought crown of gold, and in her pierced ears they hung ornaments of orichalc and precious gold, and adorned her with golden necklaces over her soft neck and snow-white breasts, jewels which the gold- filleted Hours wear themselves whenever they go to their father's house to join the lovely dances of the gods.
That famous ring that pricked its owner when he forgot duty and followed desire--I wonder if it pricked very hard when he set out on the chase, or whether it pricked but lightly then, and only pierced to the quick when the chase had long been ended, and hope, folding her wings, looked backward and became regret?
Grose immediately and violently entered, breaking, even while there pierced through my sense of ruin a prodigious private triumph, into breathless reassurance.