View definitions for pointy


Discover More

Example Sentences

Ah, the bull terrier — a breed Teichner describes as “funny looking” in appearance, with “egg-shaped heads, slitty eyes and pointy ears,” and in temperament “opinionated, exuberant, stubborn, extremely silly, and loving.”

Ground meat feels gristly, herbs have pointy stems, and entirely too many types of ice cream come with bits.

From Eater

Sound-isolating shellThe Monoprice Microphone Isolation shield is lined with pointy foam insulation that doesn’t reflect sound waves back as you talk.

Tall and heavy with a long, pointy beard and a penchant for Coke by the liter.

From Ozy

They tested these products with mechanisms meant to simulate bears’ teeth and claws, attempting to exert similar force by dropping a weighted penetrometer mechanism—what Gravatt describes as a “pointy metal object”—onto them to mimic bites.

The other thing was, he said, ‘I want you to have pointy teeth.’

Nuclear missiles are placed in launch silos…     A. Pointy end up.

They are pointy, zebra-striped Nike Cole Haans with silver buckles strapped onto her two shiny titanium carbon fiber legs.

They wore pointy metallic pumps with slender straps cutting across the top of the foot.

Wide-legged black pants and dark, pointy low heels peeked out from under the hem of her floor-length coat.

They're pointy trees--junipers, I think and there are a lot of rocks in the fields, and wild-flowers.


Synonym of the Day

Which one is a synonym for muddle?Get the answer

Start each day with the Synonym of the Day in your inbox!

By clicking "Sign Up", you are accepting Terms & Conditions and Privacy Policies.

On this page you'll find 37 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to pointy, such as: acicular, aciculate, aciculated, acuminate, acuminous, and acute.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.