from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Having an end coming to a point.
- adj. Sharp; cutting: pointed criticism.
- adj. Obviously directed at or making reference to a particular person or thing: a pointed comment.
- adj. Clearly evident or conspicuous; marked: a pointed lack of interest.
- adj. Characterized by the use of a pointed crown, as in Gothic architecture: a pointed arch.
- adj. Having a rough finish produced by a pointed tool. Used of masonry.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. Simple past tense and past participle of point.
- adj. Sharp, barbed; not dull.
- adj. In animals, having a coat pattern with points, that is, darkening of the extremities.
- adj. Directed negatively at a person or topic.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Sharp; having a sharp point.
- adj. Characterized by sharpness, directness, or pithiness of expression; terse; epigrammatic; especially, directed to a particular person or thing.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Sharp; having a sharp point: as, a pointed rock.
- Aimed at or expressly intended for some particular person; directly applicable or applied; emphasized: as, a pointed remark.
- Epigrammatical; abounding in conceits or lively turns; piquant; sharp.
- In printing, pierced with points: said of a sheet of paper.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. having a point
- adj. direct and obvious in meaning or reference; often unpleasant
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