Meaning of “pointed” in the English Dictionary

"pointed" in British English

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pointedadjective

uk /ˈpɔɪn.tɪd/ us /ˈpɔɪn.t̬ɪd/

(Definition of “pointed” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"pointed" in American English

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pointedadjective

us /ˈpɔɪn·tɪd/

intending criticism:

He made a pointed remark about her unwillingness to volunteer.

(Definition of “pointed” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)