piercing - Writers' Dictionary

How to hyphenate piercing

piercing is hyphenated as pierc-ing

How to pronounce piercing

piercing is pronounced ´p ēːr s ɪŋ

Number of syllables in piercing

The number of syllables in piercing is 2

What part of speech in piercing?

piercing is an adjective

How common in the word piercing?

piercing is not ranked in the list of most common words in English

What sentiment does piercing convey?

not ranked

Common collocations after 'piercing'

blue, cry, eye, gaze, glance, gray, light, like, look, round, scream, shriek, stare, through, whistle

Common collocations before 'piercing'

came, dark, deep, ear, eye, felt, gave, hair, head, high, let, look, sound, star, voice

Common collocations of 'piercing'

again, back, blue, body, came, cry, dark, deep, ear, eye, gave, gaze, glance, gray, head, heart, high, let, light, like, look, round, scream, shriek, sound, star, stare, through, voice, whistle

Words with similar spelling to piercing

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Common Verb Collocations of piercing

adapt, be, blow, can, come, cry, cut, divide, expose, fall, feel, find, fix, give, have, hear, let, look, modify, rend, rise, seem, send, set, succeed, suck, tattoo, turn, utter, will

Common Adjective Collocations of piercing

above, all, armour, black, blue, bright, capable, clear, cold, corporate, dark, deep, green, heart, keen, large, long, loud, maniac, many, much, quick, same, semi, sharp, shrill, sky, small, utter, vehement

Common Conjunction Collocations of piercing

and, but, or, yet, Nor