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bless your pointy little head

A condescending phrase used to patronize someone for being foolish or not very bright. You failed the exam because you thought the sun was a planet? Aw, bless your pointy little head.
See also: bless, head, little, pointy

pointy end

n. [of a ship] the bow. (Jocular term heard on cruise ships.) The dining room is up at the pointy end.
See also: end, pointy

pointy-head

n. a studious thinker; an intellectual. (see also conehead.) The pointy-heads seem to be living in a world of their own.
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In Bahrain, pointy shoe lover Yasmin Elisabeth, 22, a corporate communications officer, from Riffa, said: "When were pointy shoes really out of style - that is the question?
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Holders should hold the egg with either the pointy end or the round end facing up.
For example, millions of years ago, a group of insect-eating bats with pointy teeth may have started to eat fruit.
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The latter, in ceramic and painted fiberglass, were floor-based female forms, evocative of sand castles or melted candles, mud pies or chocolate kisses, shitlike pseudoarchaic Venuses with huge breasts and bellies, tiny hands and feet, and vestigial heads--in a few cases, butterflies were perched on their pointy necks.
When it comes to military aviation, most of the glamour seems to go to airplanes with pointy noses, sensuous sensor bulges or high decibel-to-size ratios.
I'm not a violent man, but I hope if I ever get my ass kicked it's by Jim Hightower since, unless he kicks with those pointy silver-toed boots they favor down there, I know I'm going to walk away.
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The pointy top helps the tree withstand high winds.
Thousands of fast-growing, egg-shaped lakes--most with their pointy ends aimed toward the northwest--pepper the landscape of northern Alaska.
And from the looks of all the Hollywood A-listers in brand-new pointy boots and cowboy shirts, lots of Western wear was bought in the town's high-end boutiques.
He also has a large, pointy nose and was wearing a dark jacket and a dark collarless top.