Pronunciation: (poin'tid),[key] —adj. 1. having a point or points: a pointed arch. 2. sharp or piercing: pointed wit. 3. having direct effect, significance, or force: pointed criticism. 4. directed; aimed: a pointed gun. 5. directed particularly, as at a person: a pointed remark. 6. marked; emphasized.
7. Heraldry.(of a cross) having parallel sides with points formed by two inclined sides on each end: a cross pointed.