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adjective pointed pronunciation in American English /ˈpɔɪntəd/
  1. 1
    with a point at the end

    the pointed leaves of the ash tree

    a pointed nose/chin

  2. 2
    direct, in a way that shows you are annoyed or do not agree

    The third-party candidate made pointed remarks about both of his main party rivals.

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    1. a.
      direct, because you are determined to get information

      Be prepared for some very pointed questions.

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He said pointedly that I would not be welcome there.

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