Definitions for pointed
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having a point
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"
Sharp, barbed; not dull.
The warrior brandished a pointed spear.
In animals, having a coat pattern with points, that is, darkening of the extremities.
The Siamese is a pointed breed of cat.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Pointedadj. or participle.
Etymology: from point.
Who now reads Cowley? if he pleases, yet
His moral pleases, not his pointed wit; Alexander Pope.
A pointed flinty rock, all bare and black,
Grew gibbous from behind. Dryden.
sharp; having a sharp point; as, a pointed rock
characterized by sharpness, directness, or pithiness of expression; terse; epigrammatic; especially, directed to a particular person or thing
Verb form of the word point.
They pointed the nose of the aircraft towards the runway.
Submitted by MaryC on March 23, 2020
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Rank popularity for the word 'pointed' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1772
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Rank popularity for the word 'pointed' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3530
The numerical value of pointed in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of pointed in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
When a couple feels like they are in this together, it supports both members of the team. It’s 'us versus them,' Harp says. For example, my husband calls us 'Team D T.' When spouses on Harp's surveys were asked how they handled stressful financial challenges, their number one answer was, We supported each other fully, she says. Now, of course it's up to both the entrepreneur and the spouse to determine how that support plays out, but, Asking pointed questions like, ‘When you’re stressed out because of the business, what can I do to make you feel supported?’ is always a good idea.
This guy came in with a gun waving it, saying it's time to die. He pointed the gun at his son and Dustin Wakefield said,' He's only a boy,' dustin Wakefield stood up between the gunman and the baby and he shot him. He shot him multiple times on the ground.
Saipem is aspiring to very large projects while, as Technip pointed out this morning, no-one wants to do big projects.
The night he got arrested, I walked into the courtroom in Queens and he pointed at me [and] said, ‘There’s Jimmy Breslin, my friend,’ ‘What was that? Shoot him,’ I said.
He won't be robbing nobody's house no more, nobody get robbed by this man no more. They don't have to worry about it no more I guess. Fort Worth officer Johnny Cox says the boys ran up to him and pointed officers in the right direction.
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