Definition of pointed adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈpɔɪntɪd//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈpɔɪntɪd//
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  1. 1  having a sharp end a pointed chin pointed teeth the pointed arches used in medieval buildings a pointed instrument see also pointy
  2. 2aimed in a clear and often critical way against a particular person or their behaviour a pointed comment/remark His words were a pointed reminder of her position. His questions were starting to sound very pointed.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: pointed

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