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pointed

adjective point·ed \ ˈpȯin-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

pointedly

adverb

pointedness

noun

First Known Use of pointed

14th century


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pointed

adjective

Definition of pointed

obsolete
: set, fixed

Origin and Etymology of pointed

short for appointed



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