Quantcast
Merriam-Webster Logo
  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
  • Scrabble
  • Spanish Central
  • Learner's Dictionary

high–pitched

play
adjective \ˈhī-ˈpicht\

Simple Definition of high–pitched

  • : making a high sound

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of high–pitched

  1. 1 :  having a high pitch <a high–pitched voice>

  2. 2 :  marked by or exhibiting strong feeling :  agitated <a high–pitched, almost frantic campaign — Geoffrey Rice>

1748

First Known Use of high–pitched

1748


Learn More about high–pitched


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up high–pitched? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

of striking ability or excellence

Get Word of the Day daily email!

WORD GAMES

Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!

two-chairs-on-a-pier-by-the-ocean-in-summer

Which of the following words means “of or relating to summer”?

hiemal vernal estival brumal
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ