pointed

pointed
adjective (having a sharp end: a pointed nose; pointed shoes.) puntiagudo
pointed adj puntiagudo
pointed
tr['pɔɪntɪd]
adjective
1 (sharp) puntiagudo,-a; (shoes) en punta
2 figurative use (comment) intencionado,-a, significativo,-a; (wit) mordaz
pointed
adj.
agudo, -a adj.
apuntado, -a adj.
inequívoco, -a adj.
lleno de intención adj.
picudo, -a adj.
puntiagudo, -a adj.
'pɔɪntəd, 'pɔɪntɪd
adjective
1) (with a point) <stick/leaf> acabado en punta, puntudo (Andes); <roof/window> apuntado; <arch> ojival; <chin/nose> puntiagudo, puntudo (Andes); <shoe> de punta, puntiagudo, puntudo (Andes); <hat> de pico
2) (deliberate) <remark/comment> mordaz

no one missed the pointed reference to her predecessor — a nadie se le escapó la clara or directa alusión a su antecesor

['pɔɪntɪd]
ADJ
1) (lit) [chin, nose, shoes] puntiagudo; [stick] de punta afilada; [hat] de pico; (Archit) [arch, window, roof] apuntado, ojival
2) (fig) [remark] mal intencionado; [criticism] mordaz; [question] directo; [look] penetrante

the book makes pointed reference to his numerous affairs — el libro hace alusiones directas a sus numerosas aventuras amorosas

* * *
['pɔɪntəd, 'pɔɪntɪd]
adjective
1) (with a point) <stick/leaf> acabado en punta, puntudo (Andes); <roof/window> apuntado; <arch> ojival; <chin/nose> puntiagudo, puntudo (Andes); <shoe> de punta, puntiagudo, puntudo (Andes); <hat> de pico
2) (deliberate) <remark/comment> mordaz

no one missed the pointed reference to her predecessor — a nadie se le escapó la clara or directa alusión a su antecesor


English-spanish dictionary. 2013.

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  • Pointed — Point ed, a. 1. Sharp; having a sharp point; as, a pointed rock. [1913 Webster] 2. Characterized by sharpness, directness, or pithiness of expression; terse; epigrammatic; especially, directed to a particular person or thing. [1913 Webster] His… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • pointed — [adj1] having a sharp end or part acicular, aciculate, acuminate, acuminous, acute, barbed, cornered, cuspidate, edged, fine, keen, mucronate, peaked, piked, pointy, pronged, sharp, sharp cornered, spiked; concepts 490,606 Ant. blunt, dull… …   New thesaurus

  • pointed — [point′id] adj. 1. a) having a point, or sharp end b) tapering to a point, as a Gothic arch 2. sharp; incisive; to the point, as an epigram 3. clearly aimed at, or referring to, someone [a pointed remark] 4. very evident; emphasized; conspicuous… …   English World dictionary

  • pointed — index acute, compact (pithy), conspicuous, direct (forthright), eloquent, explicit, incisive …   Law dictionary

  • pointed — (adj.) c.1300, having a sharp point or points, pp. adjective from POINT (Cf. point) (v.) in sense of furnish with a point. Meaning having the quality of penetrating the feelings or mind is from 1660s. Related: Pointedly …   Etymology dictionary

  • pointed — ► ADJECTIVE 1) having a sharpened or tapered tip or end. 2) (of a remark or look) clearly directed and unambiguous in intent. DERIVATIVES pointedly adverb …   English terms dictionary

  • pointed — pointedly, adv. pointedness, n. /poyn tid/, adj. 1. having a point or points: a pointed arch. 2. sharp or piercing: pointed wit. 3. having direct effect, significance, or force: pointed criticism. 4. directed; aimed: a pointed gun. 5. directed… …   Universalium

  • pointed — [[t]pɔ͟ɪntɪd[/t]] 1) ADJ GRADED: usu ADJ n Something that is pointed has a point at one end. ...a pointed roof. ...pointed shoes. 2) ADJ GRADED: usu ADJ n Pointed comments or behaviour express criticism in a clear and direct way. I couldn t help… …   English dictionary

  • pointed — I. adjective Date: 14th century 1. a. having a point b. being an arch with a pointed crown; also marked by the use of a pointed arch < pointed architecture > 2. a. being to the point ; pertinent b …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Pointed — Point Point (point), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Pointed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Pointing}.] [Cf. F. pointer. See {Point}, n.] 1. To give a point to; to sharpen; to cut, forge, grind, or file to an acute end; as, to point a dart, or a pencil. Used also… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • pointed — point|ed [ pɔıntəd ] adjective * 1. ) with a point at the end: the pointed leaves of the ash tree a pointed nose/chin 2. ) direct, in a way that shows you are annoyed or do not agree: The third party candidate made pointed remarks about both of… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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