What is the pronunciation of piercing?
English definition of “piercing”
› going through or into something: Troops have been issued with new armour-piercing anti-tank grenades. › very cold, or making you feel very cold: We shivered in the piercing wind. › (of a sound) high, loud, and unpleasant: piercing screams a piercing criticism, question, remark, etc. › a criticism, question, remark, etc. that is unpleasant or uncomfortable because it is strong or it makes you think about or discuss something that you would prefer not to: She hadn't really meant to lie, but their piercing questions had forced her to. piercing eyes, look, gaze, etc. › used to describe when a person looks very carefully at someone or something, especially when they are trying to discover something, often making people feel uncomfortable: Sherlock Holmes gave him a piercing glance. He looked straight at me with his piercing blue eyes.