Synonyms for pointy

Grammar : Adj
Spell : poin-tee
Phonetic Transcription : ˈpɔɪn ti

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Définition of pointy

Origin :
  • 1640s, from point (n.) + -y (2). Insult pointy-head for one deemed overly intellectual, attested by 1971, was popularized, if not coined, by U.S. politician George Wallace in his 1972 presidential run.
  • adj pointed
Example sentences :
  • They're pointy trees--junipers, I think and there are a lot of rocks in the fields, and wild-flowers.
  • Extract from : « The Happy Venture » by Edith Ballinger Price
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