Meaning of “pointed” - Learner’s Dictionary

pointed

adjective uk us /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.
SHARP

A pointed object has a thin, sharp end:

a pointed chin/beard

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