pointy

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adjective \ˈpȯin-tē\

Definition of pointy

pointier

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pointiest

  1. 1 :  coming to a rather sharp point

  2. 2 :  having parts that stick out sharply here and there

Examples of pointy in a Sentence

  1. wears high heels with very pointy toes even though they kill her feet

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First Known Use of pointy

1644


POINTY Defined for English Language Learners

pointy

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adjective

Definition of pointy for English Language Learners

  • : having a somewhat sharp end : ending in a point



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