pointillé

[ French pwan-tee-yey ]
/ French pwɛ̃ tiˈyeɪ /

adjective

(of book covers) decorated with a tooled pattern of dots.

Nearby words

  1. pointer,
  2. pointers,
  3. pointillage,
  4. pointillism,
  5. pointillistic,
  6. pointing,
  7. pointing device,
  8. pointless,
  9. pointlessly,
  10. points system

Origin of pointillé

1900–05; < French, past participle of pointiller to dot, point

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