noun, plural pointes [French pwant]. /French pwɛ̃t/. Ballet.
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Example sentences from the Web for pointe
One or two, it seemed to me, were actually still tiptoeing “en pointe.”
After a long paddle of five or six hours we arrived at Pointe des Monts, where rough weather obliged us to put ashore.Hudson Bay|R.M. Ballantyne
He woke from it with a vigor and freshness that surprised him, and found the train pulling into the station at Pointe Levis.The Quality of Mercy|W. D. Howells
Como itself is the head centre for this part of the lake region, but we used it only as a pointe de dpart.Italian Highways and Byways from a Motor Car|Francis Miltoun
These harsh words—harsh barking of the shepherd dog—spread an unseen consternation in Grande Pointe.
He glanced around condescendingly upon the people of Grande Pointe.