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adjective pointed pronunciation in British English /ˈpɔɪntɪd/
  1. 1
    with a point at the end

    a pointed nose/chin

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

    They made a few pointed remarks about the proposals.

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

      Be prepared for some very pointed questions.

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pointedly

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He said pointedly that I would not be welcome there.

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