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pointer

noun

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 of pointer hand, index, indicator, needle Words Related to pointer 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 of pointer hint, lead, tipWords Related to pointer 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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