high-pitched

adjective
\ ˈhī-ˈpicht How to pronounce high-pitched (audio) \

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

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First Known Use of high-pitched

1597, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of high-pitched was in 1597

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“High-pitched.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/high-pitched. Accessed 16 Jan. 2021.

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high-pitched

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English Language Learners Definition of high-pitched

: making a high sound

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