Definition of Pointiest

1. Adjective. (superlative of pointy) ¹



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Definition of Pointiest

1. pointy [adj] - See also: pointy

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pointiest

pointel
pointelle
pointelles
pointels
pointer
pointer finger
pointerless
pointerlike
pointers
pointes
pointework
pointful
pointfully
pointfulness
pointier
pointiest (current term)
pointilism
pointilist
pointillage
pointillism
pointillisms
pointillist
pointillistic
pointillistically
pointillists
pointillé
pointillés
pointiness
pointing
pointing-trowel

Literary usage of Pointiest

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1. Manual of the Botany (Phænogamia and Pteridophyta) of the Rocky Mountain by John Merle Coulter (1885)
"... into 7 to 9 linear-filiform pointiest* divisions : involucre 3 linee high : rays about 12, oblong, 3 lines long : pappus of 6 or 8 quadrate or oblong ..."

2. The Monthly Review by Ralph Griffiths (1820)
"... is certainly a " rose without a thorn," if we may imitate the author's disposition to punning, for a more pointiest little effort we do not recollect to ..."

3. The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: Including the Series by Samuel Johnson (1810)
"... hrazen head : I!.s pointiest; spear the warrior shakes in vain; The UU/CM head falls sounding on tile plain. '*raet Ajax saw, and own'd the hand divine, ..."

4. Botany by Geological Survey of California, William Henry Brewer, Sereno Watson, Asa Gray (1880)
"pointiest. Without a point, blunt. Poly-. In coni|>ound words, many; as ¡ю/у- androus, having many stems. Polygamous. Having both perfect and unisexual ..."

5. History of Civilization in England by Henry Thomas Buckle (1877)
"... Ilis work is full of this sort of eloquent, but, as it appears to our age, pointiest A* tarnation. 13 This large view underlies the whole of the ..."

6. The Conservative Reformation and Its Theology: As Represented in the by Charles Porterfield Krauth (1871)
"... priateness,— it is a degradation of our Lord to torture the whole drift of His words, so as to make them jejune and pointiest*. a* the critic has done. ..."

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