Adjective "pinnacled" definition and examples

Definitions and examples


  1. 'With the help of computerized technology, it is slowly being restored to its former domed and pinnacled baroque shape.'
  2. 'Behind the stronghold, majestic pinnacled houses are guarded by a many-towered city-wall.'


1. a lofty peak.

2. the highest or culminating point, as of success, power, fame, etc.: the pinnacle of one's career.

3. any pointed, towering part or formation, as of rock.

4. Architecture. a relatively small, upright structure, commonly terminating in a gable, a pyramid, or a cone, rising above the roof or coping of a building, or capping a tower, buttress, or other projecting architectural member. verb (used with object), pinnacled, pinnacling.

5. to place on or as on a pinna

More examples(as adjective)

"ridges can be pinnacled."

"tabernacles can be pinnacled."

"rooftopses can be pinnacled."

"porticos can be pinnacled."