perfect pitch

noun

Definition of perfect pitch

Examples of perfect pitch in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web For five hours Jaiden Griffith was looking for that perfect pitch. Steve Gorches, Orlando Sentinel, 28 May 2022 The young musician, who Allen said had perfect pitch, was among the 20 children dead in the Sandy Hook school shooting in December 2012. Taylor Hartz, Hartford Courant, 26 May 2022 The presentation will cover an introduction to booking NYC venues, crafting the perfect pitch email and how to put together an electronic press kit. Jem Aswad, Variety, 23 May 2022 Earlier on Friday, Lizzo teased her appearance at the festival on TikTok by putting her own twist on the app’s latest meme of a girl hitting her hip on the side of a bed and screaming in pain (and perfect pitch). Ellise Shafer, Variety, 23 Apr. 2022 In a perfect pitch, the audience gets carried along, almost sensing the next thought. Neil Senturia, San Diego Union-Tribune, 28 Mar. 2022 The crowd did not care about perfect pitch either: fans roared and shrieked during the two hour performance, singing out loud every single word of the repertoire that centered mostly on 2021’s critical and commercial success El Madrileño. Nuria Net, Rolling Stone, 6 Mar. 2022 Apply each of these concepts for the perfect pitch . . . William Arruda, Forbes, 7 Nov. 2021 That was the quandary facing The Masked Singer trifecta of perfect pitch known as Russian Dolls on Wednesday night. Gil Kaufman, Billboard, 12 May 2021 See More

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First Known Use of perfect pitch

1925, in the meaning defined above

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8 Jun 2022

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“Perfect pitch.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/perfect%20pitch. Accessed 27 Jun. 2022.

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