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English adjective: pointed

1. pointed having a point

Similaracanthoid, acanthous, acuate, acute, barreled, barrelled, bristle-pointed, cigar-shaped, five-pointed, fusiform, needlelike, nibbed, peaked, pyramidal, pyramidic, pyramidical, sharp, sharpened, six-pointed, spiked, spikelike, spindle-shaped, spinous

See alsoangular, angulate, sharp

Antonymspointless, unpointed

2. pointed direct and obvious in meaning or reference; often unpleasant

SamplesA pointed critique.
A pointed allusion to what was going on.
Another pointed look in their direction.



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