Meaning & Definition of Pier in English
1. A platform built out from the shore into the water and supported by piles
- Provides access to ships and boats
- pier ,
- wharf ,
- wharfage ,
2. (architecture) a vertical supporting structure (as a portion of wall between two doors or windows)
3. A support for two adjacent bridge spans
Examples of using
Why don't you take a long walk off a short pier?
She pushed him off the pier.