Definition of pointy
1 : coming to a rather sharp point
2 : having parts that stick out sharply here and there
Examples of pointy in a Sentence
wears high heels with very pointy toes even though they kill her feet
Recent Examples of pointy from the Web
This was the first time in this genre that somebody my size was an actually multidimensional being, flesh and blood without the really long beard, without the pointy shoes, without the asexuality.
MORE IN SCIENCE Why are some eggs round and others pointy?
In multiple appearances, Brooks is most entertaining as Yogurt, a golden-skinned, pointy-eared oracle into product merchandising.
Olivia La Roche has become a pro at sourcing 1940s peignoirs and vintage pointy-toed pumps — and making them look exceptionally cool.
But no eggs are short and pointy—approximately the shape of a hot air balloon.
Stronger fliers, such as swallows, had elongated or pointy eggs.
There was a shorts version worn with Prada men’s knee socks and pointy leather shoes.
A wire connects to the pointy end of the tack on the inside of the globe, and touching the tack creates a capacitive touch detected by an Arduino.
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First Known Use of pointy
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Definition of pointy for English Language Learners
: having a somewhat sharp end : ending in a point
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