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Pointed

Pointed Meaning & Definition
Pointed Definition And Meaning

What's The Definition Of Pointed?

[adj] 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"
[adj] having a point
[adj] having the foot stretched out in line with the leg and the toes forming a point; "keep the legs straight and the toes pointed"

Synonyms | Synonyms for Pointed: acanthoid | acanthous | acerate | acerose | acicular | acuate | acuminate | acute | apiculate | arrow-shaped | barreled | barrelled | bladelike | cigar-shaped | direct | ensiform | fusiform | hastate | lancelike | lanceolate | needlelike | needle-shaped | nibbed | peaked | pyramidal | pyramidic | pyramidical | sagittate | sagittiform | sharp | sharpened | spearhead-shaped | spiked | spikelike | spindle-shaped | spinous | swordlike | sword-shaped | tapered | tapering | tiptoe

Related Terms | Find terms related to Pointed: abbreviated | abridged | acanthoid | acanthous | accented | accentuated | acicular | aciform | acuate | aculeate | aculeiform | acuminate | acute | akimbo | allegorical | angular | aphoristic | apiculate | aposiopestic | arresting | associational | Attic | axiomatic | barbed | bent | biting | brief | brilliant | brusque | clever | clipped | close | compact | compendious | compressed | concise | condensed | connotational | connotative | conspicuous | contracted | cornered | cornuted | crisp | crooked | crotched | curt | cusped | cuspidate | cut | cutting | decided | definable | denotational | denotative | docked | droll | elliptic | emphasized | emphatic | epigrammatic | expressive | extended | extensional | facetious | figurative | forceful | forcible | forked | formulaic | formulistic | full of meaning | full of point | full of substance | funny | furcal | furcate | geniculate | geniculated | gnomic | hebetate | hispid | hooked | horned | horny | humorous | humorsome | in red letters | incisive | indicative | intelligible | intensional | interpretable | italicized | jagged | jesting | jocose | jocular | joking | joky | joshing | keen | keen-witted | knee-shaped | laconic | marked | meaning | meaningful | meaty | metaphorical | mordant | mucronate | muricate | needle-pointed | needle-sharp | nimble-witted | outstanding | peaked | peaky | penetrating | piercing | pithy | platitudinous | pointy | positive | pregnant | prominent | pronged | proverbial | pruned | punctuated | pungent | quick-witted | rapier-like | readable | referential | remarkable | reserved | salient | salt | salty | sawtooth | saw-toothed | scintillating | sententious | serrate | serrated | sharp | sharp-cornered | sharp-pointed | short | short and sweet | shortened | signal | significant | significative | smart | sparkling | Spartan | spiculate | spiked | spiky | spined | spinous | spiny | sprightly | starred | stressed | striking | substantial | succinct | suggestive | summary | symbolic | synopsized | taciturn | tapered | tapering | telling | terse | tight | tined | to the point | toothed | transferred | trenchant | truncated | unbated | underlined | underscored | unmistakable | V-shaped | whimsical | witty | Y-shaped | zigzag

See Also | angular | angulate

Pointed In Webster's Dictionary

\Point"ed\, a. 1. Sharp; having a sharp point; as, a pointed rock. 2. Characterized by sharpness, directness, or pithiness of expression; terse; epigrammatic; especially, directed to a particular person or thing. His moral pleases, not his pointed wit. --Pope. {Pointed arch} (Arch.), an arch with a pointed crown. {Pointed style} (Arch.), a name given to that style of architecture in which the pointed arch is the predominant feature; -- more commonly called {Gothic}. -- {Point"ed*ly}, adv. -- {Point"ed*ness}, n.

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