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English definition of “piercing”


noun [C or U] (also body piercing)     /ˈpɪə.sɪŋ/ US  /ˈpɪr-/
a hole made in the body for wearing jewellery , or the process of making such a hole : He has several tattoos and multiple piercings.Holes, hollows and dips
(Definition of piercing noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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