point-de·​vice ˌpȯint-di-ˈvīs How to pronounce point-device (audio)
: marked by punctilious attention to detail : meticulous
point-device adverb archaic

Word History


Middle English at point devis at a fixed point

First Known Use

circa 1529, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of point-device was circa 1529

Dictionary Entries Near point-device

Cite this Entry

“Point-device.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/point-device. Accessed 16 Apr. 2024.

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