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
          • The pleadings say that Watson yelled at Eddie Obeid in an unbarristerial manner, pointed his finger at him, made sarcastic comments and interrupted him.
          • 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.
          • As Cooper pointed out, among the foremost of the nineteenth-century Gros Ventre character ideals were "strongheartedness" and the ability to "bear and forgo."
      • 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 pointedness
            3. en pointed out
            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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