Skip to definition.
Get the FREE one-click dictionary software for Windows or the iPhone/iPad and Android apps

Verb: pierce  peers
  1. Cut or make a way through
    "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"
  4. Penetrate or cut through with a sharp instrument
    - thrust
  5. Make a hole into
    "The needle pierced her flesh"
Noun: Pierce  peers
  1. 14th President of the United States (1804-1869)
    - Franklin Pierce, President Pierce

Derived forms: piercing, pierced, pierces

Type of: affect, Chief Executive, impress, move, penetrate, perforate, POTUS [US, informal], President, President of the United States, sound, strike, United States President

Encyclopedia: Pierce, Oklahoma