Synonyms and Antonyms of pointer

  1. 1 an arrow-shaped piece on a dial or scale for registering information the pointer on my bathroom scale must be stuck—I know I lost weight Synonyms hand, index, indicator, needle Related Words dial, face, gauge (also gage)

  2. 2 a piece of advice or useful information especially from an expert the instructor gave me a few pointers but otherwise let me do the cooking by myself Synonyms hint, lead, {h,1}tipRelated Words advice, advisement, assistance, counsel, guidance, recommendation, suggestion; caution, cautioning, sign, signal, telltale, tip-off, warning; brief, direction, feedback, instruction, observation; prompt, reminder, urging; answer, clue, solution

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a rounded knoll or a ridge of ice

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