Definitions For Pointer


  • A strong slender smooth-haired dog of Spanish origin having a white coat with brown or black patches; scents out and points to game
  • (computer science) indicator consisting of a movable spot of light (an icon) on a visual display; moving it allows the user to point to commands or screen positions
  • An indicator as on a dial
  • A mark to indicate a direction or relation
  • A useful suggestion about how to do or understand something better
  • A sign that shows the condition or existence of something
  • A thin stick that a person uses to show people where to look on a screen, map, etc.

Is Pointer a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

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Words with Friends

The word Pointer is worth 9 points in Scrabble and 11 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Pointer in a Sentence

  • Let me give you a few pointers on managing a successful business.
  • The latest data gives a pointer to the economy's overall growth.
  • This may be a pointer to a very serious problem.

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