piercing Significado en Diccionario Cambridge Inglés Cambridge dictionaries logo
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

El diccionario y el tesauro de inglés online más consultados por estudiantes de inglés.

Significado de “piercing” - Diccionario Inglés

Significado de "piercing" - Diccionario Inglés

See all translations

piercingadjective

uk   /ˈpɪə.sɪŋ/  us   /ˈpɪr.sɪŋ/
going through or into something: Troops have been ​issued with new armour-piercing ​anti-tankgrenades.
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 ​expressedstrongly, 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 the ​fact of a ​personlooking very ​carefully at someone or something, ​especially when they are ​trying to ​discover something, often making ​peoplefeeluncomfortable: Sherlock Holmes gave him a piercing ​glance. He ​lookedstraight at me with his piercing ​blueeyes.

expend iconexpend icon Thesaurus

Making holes in things
“piercing”: synonyms and related words:

También encontrarás palabras, frases y sinónimos relacionados con los temas:

piercingly
adverb uk   /ˈpɪə.sɪŋ.li/  us   /ˈpɪr.sɪŋ.li/

piercingnoun

uk   /ˈpɪə.sɪŋ/  us   /ˈpɪr.sɪŋ/
[C] a ​hole made in the ​body for ​wearingjewellery: He has several ​tattoos and ​multiple piercings. a ​bellybutton/​nose piercing
[U] the ​process of making a ​hole in the ​body for ​wearingjewellery: They ​offerear piercing, ​facials, ​massage, and ​manicures.
(Definition of piercing from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

Significado de "piercing" - Diccionario Inglés Americano

See all translations

piercingadjective

 us   /ˈpɪər·sɪŋ/
feeling or ​seeming very ​sharp or ​powerful: He had piercing ​blueeyes. She ​let out a piercing (= ​loud)shriek.
(Definition of piercing from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Más sobre la pronunciación de piercing
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

“piercing” in British English

Just who is driving this thing?
Just who is driving this thing?
by ,
May 03, 2016
by Colin McIntosh Do you remember Herbie the Love Bug? Herbie was a 1963 Volkswagen Beetle car in a string of Walt Disney movies. In typical Disney anthropomorphic style, Herbie goes his own way, falls in love, cries, plays jokes, and generally has a mind of his own. While the new driverless cars, like those being

Aprende más 

Palabra del día

star

a very large ball of burning gas in space that is usually seen from the earth as a point of light in the sky at night

Palabra del día

trigger warning noun
trigger warning noun
May 02, 2016
a warning that a subject may trigger unpleasant emotions or memories This is not, I should stress, an argument that trigger warnings should become commonplace on campus.

Aprende más