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adjective point·ed \ˈpȯin-təd\

Definition of pointed

  1. 1 a :  having a point b :  being an arch with a pointed crown; also :  marked by the use of a pointed arch <pointed architecture>

  2. 2 a :  being to the point :  pertinent b :  aimed at a particular person or group

  3. 3 :  conspicuous, marked <pointed indifference>

  4. 4 :  having points that contrast in color with the basic coat color <a pointed cat>

pointedly

adverb

pointedness

noun


14th Century

First Known Use of pointed

14th century


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pointed

adjective point·ed

Definition of pointed

obsolete

  1. :  set, fixed



Origin and Etymology of pointed

short for appointed


First Known Use: 1523

Rhymes with pointed



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