pointed

adjective (1)
point·​ed | \ˈpȯin-təd \

Definition of pointed 

(Entry 1 of 2)

1a : having a point

b : being an arch with a pointed crown also : marked by the use of a pointed arch pointed architecture

2a : 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

pointed

adjective (2)

Definition of pointed (Entry 2 of 2)

obsolete

: set, fixed

Other Words from pointed

Adjective (1)

pointedly adverb
pointedness noun

First Known Use of pointed

Adjective (1)

14th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1a

Adjective (2)

1523, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for pointed

Adjective (2)

short for appointed

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