Definition of pointe noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

pointe

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//pwæ̃t//
 
; NAmE NAmE//pwæ̃t//
 
[uncountable](also pointes
BrE BrE//pwæ̃t//
 
; NAmE NAmE//pwæ̃t//
 
, points [plural])
 
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the hard tops of the toes of a kind of shoe that a ballet dancer balances on Word OriginFrench, literally ‘tip’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: pointe