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pointed meaning

EN[ˈpɔɪntɪd]
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    Definition of pointed in English Dictionary

  • Verb
    1. simple past tense and past participle of point.
    2. AdjectiveCOMmore pointedSUPmost pointed
      1. (comparable) Sharp, barbed; not dull.
        1. The warrior brandished a pointed spear.
      2. (not comparable) In animals, having a coat pattern with points, that is, darkening of the extremities.
        1. The Siamese is a pointed breed of cat.
      3. (comparable, of a comment or inference) Directed negatively at a person or topic.
      4. More Examples
        1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
          • Eurydice pointed to the cupboard, and sat down on the low divan with folded hands, and looked at the floor. She was quite white. Elsa made her drink a glass of vodka.
          • Furniss pointed out that in 1972, a year before Lycra skinsuits replaced nylon-skirted suits to spark the first swimwear revolution of the modern era, there were 53 world records set.
          • Northern Rock had already cracked by the time RBS bought ABN Amro, pointed out one MP. McKillop protested that "15 workstreams" at RBS were saying the numbers on the deal still made sense
      • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
        1. Adjectives
          • Verbs
            • Verb forms
              • Participles
                • Past participles
                • Verb simple past forms
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            1. en pointedly
            2. en pointed out
            3. en pointedness
            4. en pointednesses
            5. en pointed the bone
            Source: Wiktionary
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            Meaning of pointed for the defined word.

            Grammatically, this word "pointed" is an adjective. It's also a verb, more specifically, a verb form.
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