Pointed meaning

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Having an end coming to a point.
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Sharp; cutting.

Pointed criticism.

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Obviously directed at or making reference to a particular person or thing.

A pointed comment.

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Clearly evident or conspicuous; marked.

A pointed lack of interest.

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Characterized by the use of a pointed crown, as in Gothic architecture.

A pointed arch.

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Having a rough finish produced by a pointed tool. Used of masonry.
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Sharp; incisive; to the point, as an epigram.
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Clearly aimed at, or referring to, someone.

A pointed remark.

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Very evident; emphasized; conspicuous.
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Having coloration of the points in contrast to the rest of the coat.
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Simple past tense and past participle of point.
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(comparable) Sharp, barbed; not dull.

The warrior brandished a pointed spear.

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(not comparable) In animals, having a coat pattern with points, that is, darkening of the extremities.

The Siamese is a pointed breed of cat.

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(comparable, of a comment or inference) Directed negatively at a person or topic.
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