Pointed

  • (adj): Direct and obvious in meaning or reference; often unpleasant.
    Example: "A pointed critique"; "a pointed allusion to what was going on"; "another pointed look in their direction"
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on pointed:

Geranium Oreganum
... each of which is subdivided into rounded or pointed lobes ... The flower has pointed sepals beneath rounded lavender to purple petals ... The fruit has a small body with a pointed style column up to five centimeters long ...
Spoiler Alert (How I Met Your Mother) - Plot
... and thus are more annoying to those who had previously not noticed the flaws Lily chewing loudly (pointed out by Ted to Marshall) Marshall singing about whatever ... Whenever one or more of the group has these quirks pointed out to them, the sound of glass shattering is heard ...
St. Augustine's Church, Hedon - History - Description From 1831
... It is the most interesting specimen of early pointed architecture in Holderness, and has recently been restored and carefully repaired under the direction of the rector, the Rev ... The west front is plain, and has a pointed window of five lights ... except the second from the west, are pointed windows of three lights, with elegant tracery in the sweep of the arch in the remaining division is a pointed doorway, with a trefoil ...
Downingia Elegans
... This annual grows on a branching erect stem with many pointed leaves ... The tubular flower has two long, narrow, pointed upper lobes which are generally rich purple ... The lobes may be quite pointed ...
List Of Lenny Skutniks - List of "Lenny Skutniks"
... ideal, immediately before noting Skutnik, Reagan first pointed out Jeremiah Denton, a Senator who had formerly been held as a prisoner of war in Vietnam. 1984 Reagan pointed to Sergeant Stephen Trujillo, a medic during the Invasion of Grenada in October 1983. 1999 Clinton pointed out Rosa Parks for her role as an icon of the U.S ...

More definitions of "pointed":

  • (adj): Having a point.

Famous quotes containing the word pointed:

    Punctually at Christmas the soft plush
    Of sentiment snows down, embosoms all
    The sharp and pointed shapes of venom,
    William Robert Rodgers (1909–1969)

    It’s usually pointed out that women are not fit for political power, and ought not to be trusted with a vote because they are politically ignorant, socially prejudiced, narrow-minded, and selfish. True enough, but precisely the same is true of men!
    George Bernard Shaw (1856–1950)

    To the questions of the officiously meddling police Falter replied absently and tersely; but, when he finally grew tired of this pestering, he pointed out that, having accidentally solved “the riddle of the universe,” he had yielded to artful exhortation and shared that solution with his inquisitive interlocutor, whereupon the latter had died of astonishment.
    Vladimir Nabokov (1899–1977)