off pitch

Definition of off pitch

of a sound

  1. :  too high or too low You were a little off pitch on that last note.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  from a place or position

    :  away from land

    :  at a distance in space or time

  1. : used as a function word to indicate physical separation or distance from a position of rest, attachment, or union

    :  to seaward of

    :  from the possession or charge of

  1. :  seaward

    :  right

    :  more removed or distant

  1. :  to go away :  depart

    :  kill, murder

  1. : office; officer; official

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  1. :  a black or dark viscous substance obtained as a residue in the distillation of organic materials and especially tars

    :  any of various bituminous substances

    :  resin obtained from various conifers and often used medicinally

  1. :  to cover, smear, or treat with or as if with pitch

  1. :  to erect and fix firmly in place

    :  to throw usually with a particular objective or toward a particular point : such as

    :  to throw (a baseball) to a batter

  1. :  slope

    :  degree of slope :  rake

    :  the distance between any of various things: such as


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