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Definitions of pointed

  1. Aimed at any particular person or thing. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  2. Sharpened; having a sharp end, as a needle; direct; telling; personal; as, pointed remarks. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  3. Pointedness. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  4. Pointedly. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  5. direct and obvious in meaning or reference; often unpleasant; "a pointed critique"; "a pointed allusion to what was going on"; "another pointed look in their direction" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  6. having a point The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  7. Sharp; having a sharp point; as, a pointed rock. Webster Dictionary DB
  8. Characterized by sharpness, directness, or pithiness of expression; terse; epigrammatic; especially, directed to a particular person or thing. Webster Dictionary DB
  9. Having a sharp point: sharp: direct: personal: keen: telling: (arch.) having arches sharply pointed, Gothic. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  10. Piquant. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  11. Emphasized. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  12. Sharpened; having a sharp point aimed at some one or something; epigrammatic abounding in conceits or lively turns. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  13. Having a sharp end; keen; smart, as a rebuke; in arch., having arches sharply pointed. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

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Usage examples for pointed

  1. Stephen pointed to the wall. – A Girl of the Klondike by Victoria Cross
  2. " Well, if they were few, they seem to have been pretty pointed – The Ancient Law by Ellen Glasgow
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