1. [ adjective ] having a point
Related terms: pointless acuate acuate tapering fusiform peaked nibbed spiked barreled sharpened acanthoid ensiform sagittate lanceolate pyramidal acerate acuminate apiculate spiked hastate spikelike pyramidal angular sharp
2. [ adjective ] having the foot stretched out in line with the leg and the toes forming a point

"keep the legs straight and the toes pointed"

Related terms: unpointed tiptoe
3. [ adjective ] 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"

Related terms: direct
Similar spelling:   pointedly