high-pitched

adjective \ ˈhī-ˈpicht \

Definition of high-pitched

1 : having a high pitch
  • a high-pitched voice
2 : marked by or exhibiting strong feeling : agitated
  • a high-pitched, almost frantic campaign
  • —Geoffrey Rice

First Known Use of high-pitched

1597

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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HIGH-PITCHED Defined for English Language Learners

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Definition of high-pitched for English Language Learners

  • : making a high sound



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