having a comparatively sharp point: The elf had pointy little ears.
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How to use pointy in a sentence
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.”A ‘money pit’ dog, an ailing owner and one big question | Diane Cole | February 5, 2021 | Washington Post
Ground meat feels gristly, herbs have pointy stems, and entirely too many types of ice cream come with bits.
Sound-isolating shellThe Monoprice Microphone Isolation shield is lined with pointy foam insulation that doesn’t reflect sound waves back as you talk.Gifts that make video calls look and feel more glamorous | Stan Horaczek | December 9, 2020 | Popular-Science
Tall and heavy with a long, pointy beard and a penchant for Coke by the liter.
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.These Bears Have a Job, and It's Destroying Coolers | Emma Walker | October 9, 2020 | Outside Online
The other thing was, he said, ‘I want you to have pointy teeth.’The Cast of ‘The Grand Budapest Hotel’ Says Wes Anderson Is a Genius Hardass | Nico Hines | February 16, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Nuclear missiles are placed in launch silos… A. pointy end up.Up to a Point: P.J. O’Rourke on SOTU, the Super Bowl and Nukes | P. J. O’Rourke | January 31, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
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.The Happy Venture | Edith Ballinger Price
British Dictionary definitions for pointy
having a sharp point or points; pointed
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