American English

Definition of pointy adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    pointy

     adjective
    adjective
    NAmE//ˈpɔɪnti//
     
    (informal)
     
    jump to other results
  1. 1with a point at one end synonym pointed
  2. 2 pointy ears
  3. 3(humorous) Don't try to argue when you find yourself at the pointy end of a knife (= when someone is threatening you with a knife).
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: pointy