- having a point, or sharp end
- tapering to a point, as a Gothic arch
- sharp; incisive; to the point, as an epigram
- clearly aimed at, or referring to, someone: a pointed remark
- very evident; emphasized; conspicuous
Origin of pointedpoint (noun) + -ed (sense ) having coloration of the points in contrast to the rest of the coat: said esp. of the face, ears, paws, and tail of a dog or cat
- Having an end coming to a point.
- Sharp; cutting: pointed criticism.
- Obviously directed at or making reference to a particular person or thing: a pointed comment.
- Clearly evident or conspicuous; marked: a pointed lack of interest.
- Characterized by the use of a pointed crown, as in Gothic architecture: a pointed arch.
- Having a rough finish produced by a pointed tool. Used of masonry.
- Simple past tense and past participle of point.
(comparative more pointed, superlative most pointed)
- (sharp): blunt