Meaning of pointed


Pronunciation: (poin'tid), [key]
— adj.
  1. having a point or points: a pointed arch.
  2. sharp or piercing: pointed wit.
  3. having direct effect, significance, or force: pointed criticism.
  4. directed; aimed: a pointed gun.
  5. directed particularly, as at a person: a pointed remark.
  6. marked; emphasized.
  7. (of a cross) having parallel sides with points formed by two inclined sides on each end: a cross pointed.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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