What does pointed mean?

Definitions for pointed
ˈpɔɪn tɪdpoint·ed

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. pointed(adj)

    having a point

  2. pointed(adj)

    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. pointed(Adjective)

    Sharp, barbed; not dull.

    The warrior brandished a pointed spear.

  2. pointed(Adjective)

    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. Pointed(adj)

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

  3. Pointed(adj)

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

Editors Contribution

  1. pointed

    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?

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How to say pointed in sign language?

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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. Tristan Harris:

    You have a supercomputer pointed at your brain, it's a race between Facebook's voodoo doll, where you flick your finger and they predict what to show you next, and Google's voodoo doll.

  2. Lance LoRusso:

    All the officer knew is that he (Brooks) turned, pointed something at him and fired. That's a deadly threat.

  3. Angela Merkel:

    It's the right thing to do for Germany to pursue ties with China in all areas, economically but also in the various dialogue formats we have about the rule of law and about human rights, during my visit, I again pointed out that upholding human rights is indispensable for us. This applies in general, and it also applies for the situation in Hong Kong, where we continue to view the principle of 'one country, two systems' as the right one.

  4. Timothy Phillips:

    Who controls, not only North Korea's nuclear weapons, but their robust chemical and biological weapons, and all those missiles, and all their artillery that's pointed at Seoul? What do you do with all that if the regime collapses?

  5. Otto von Bismarck:

    Better pointed bullets than pointed speeches.

Images & Illustrations of pointed

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