pointy

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point·y

 (poin′tē)
adj. point·i·er, point·i·est
Having an end tapering to a point.

pointy

(ˈpɔɪntɪ)
adj, pointier or pointiest
having a sharp point or points; pointed

point•y

(ˈpɔɪn ti)

adj. point•i•er, point•i•est.
1. having a comparatively sharp point.
2. having numerous pointed parts.
[1635–45]
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pointy

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pointy

[ˈpɔɪntɪ] ADJ [hat, ears, shoes] → picudo, puntiagudo

pointy

[ˈpɔɪnti] adj (= pointed) → en pointe

pointy

adj attr (+er)spitz
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The effects you can expect include smaller and thinner nose, taller and pointier bridge of the nose, lack of bumps or humps after using it for some time.
Medium ground finches (Geospiza fortis) on the island Daphne Major, for instance, evolved pointier beaks after a drought in 1985 and 1986.
granifera has invaded North and South America as well as Africa (Abbott 1952; Pointier et al.
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Adecidedly spiky piece of architecture is about to make the city's Millennium Point a lot pointier.
antipodarum acquired several parasites that are potentially pathogenic to their definitive hosts, including parasites from the family Sanguinicolidae (Gerard & Le Lannic 2003, Pointier et al.