- Variation of sharp - to be well-attired or groomed.
My three-year-old son always looks pointy right after a haircut.
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pointy — (adj.) 1640s, from POINT (Cf. point) (n.) + Y (Cf. y) (2). Insult pointy head for one deemed overly intellectual, by 1971, popularized, if not coined, by U.S. politician George Wallace in his 1972 presidential run … Etymology dictionary
pointy — [point′ē] adj. pointier, pointiest 1. that comes to a sharp point 2. having many points … English World dictionary
pointy — /ˈpɔɪnti/ (say poyntee) adjective (pointier, pointiest) 1. being pointed at the end: pointy shoes; a pointy nose. –phrase 2. the pointy end, a. the first class section of an aeroplane, nearest to the nose. b. an elite within a group: the pointy… … Australian English dictionary
pointy — UK [ˈpɔɪntɪ] / US adjective Word forms pointy : adjective pointy comparative pointier superlative pointiest informal with a point at the end pointy shoes a pointy chin … English dictionary
pointy — [[t]pɔ͟ɪnti[/t]] pointier, pointiest ADJ GRADED: usu ADJ n Something that is pointy has a point at one end. [INFORMAL] ...a pointy little beard. Syn: pointed … English dictionary
pointy — /poyn tee/, adj., pointier, pointiest. having a comparatively sharp point: The elf had pointy little ears. [1635 45; POINT + Y1] * * * … Universalium
pointy — adj. Pointy is used with these nouns: ↑chin, ↑ear, ↑shoe, ↑tooth … Collocations dictionary
pointy — point|y [ pɔınti ] adjective INFORMAL with a point on the end: pointy shoes … Usage of the words and phrases in modern English
pointy — adjective (pointier; est) Date: 1644 1. coming to a rather sharp point 2. having parts that stick out sharply here and there … New Collegiate Dictionary
pointy — adjective pointed in shape, having a point or points … Wiktionary