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ˈpɔɪn tɪdpoint·ed

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word pointed.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. pointedadjective

    having a point

  2. pointedadjective

    direct and obvious in meaning or reference; often unpleasant

    "a pointed critique"; "a pointed allusion to what was going on"; "another pointed look in their direction"

Wiktionary

  1. pointedadjective

    Sharp, barbed; not dull.

    The warrior brandished a pointed spear.

  2. pointedadjective

    In animals, having a coat pattern with points, that is, darkening of the extremities.

    The Siamese is a pointed breed of cat.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Pointed

    of Point

  2. Pointedadjective

    sharp; having a sharp point; as, a pointed rock

  3. Pointedadjective

    characterized by sharpness, directness, or pithiness of expression; terse; epigrammatic; especially, directed to a particular person or thing

Editors Contribution

  1. pointedverb

    Verb form of the word point.

    They pointed the nose of the aircraft towards the runway.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 23, 2020  

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'pointed' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1772

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'pointed' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3530

Anagrams for pointed »

  1. opted in, pitoned

How to pronounce pointed?

  1. Alex
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    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Veena
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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of pointed in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of pointed in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of pointed in a Sentence

  1. The CDC:

    As many of his colleagues in the USPHS have pointed out, this information is incorrect. In fact, he received an early promotion/exceptional proficiency promotion to Commander effective July 1, 2017, in recognition of his exemplary performance in the U.S. Public Health Service (USPHS), over and above any of his assignments at CDC, his early promotion within the USPHS reflects his excellence as an officer and an employee.

  2. Mark Sargent:

    Most of our ire is pointed towards NASA. That's our bread and butter.

  3. Kaitlan Collins:

    But you pointed to me, i have two questions, The President. You called on me.

  4. Don Townswick:

    There is time for a rabbit to be pulled of a hat in respect to the Greek problem, everything pointed to a small rebound.

  5. Charles Krauthammer:

    Look at how interesting and how pointed was the timing of this. Trump planned it for the morning after the debate, he’s always been able to steal the thunder of whatever story’s coming out of the debate.

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