pointed


1point·ed

adjective \ˈpin-təd\

Definition of POINTED

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
a :  being to the point :  pertinent
b :  aimed at a particular person or group
3
:  conspicuous, marked <pointed indifference>
4
:  having points that contrast in color with the basic coat color <a pointed cat>
point·ed·ly adverb
point·ed·ness noun

First Known Use of POINTED

14th century

Rhymes with POINTED

2pointed

adjective

Definition of POINTED

obsolete
:  set, fixed

Origin of POINTED

short for appointed
First Known Use: 1523

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