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English definition of “pointed”

pointed

adjective
 
 
/ˈpɔɪntɪd/
CRITICIZE If someone says something in a pointed way, they intend to criticize someone: He made some pointed references to her history of drug problems.Blunt and direct in speech and behaviourNot saying muchNot being friendlyDisapproving and criticizingDamaging reputation
SHARP A pointed object has a thin, sharp end: a pointed chin/beardSharp and blunt
(Definition of pointed from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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