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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Translations

pointy

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

pointy

[ˈpɔɪnti] adj (= pointed) → en pointe

pointy

adj attr (+er)spitz
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