Definition Of piercing
(of a sharp pointed object) go into or through (something).
a splinter had pierced the skin
(of eyes or a look) appearing to see through someone; searching.
he stared at me with those piercing eyes
Example Of piercing
Abruptly he stopped, the sharp, piercing cry of a bird reaching his hearing.
Alexander looked down at me with suddenly piercing eyes.
Ally squirmed and quickly looked away from the piercing eyes of her aggravated agent.
At the onset of such words, he looked at her with eyes of devastating malice, piercing eyes.
Besides, he was a refreshing reminder that gentlemen do indeed still exist in the world, which you know has been a piercing fear of mine.