concert pitch

noun

1
2
: a high state of fitness, tension, or readiness

Word History

First Known Use

1735, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of concert pitch was in 1735

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Cite this Entry

“Concert pitch.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/concert%20pitch. Accessed 28 Feb. 2024.

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