perfect pitch

noun

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Recent Examples on the Web Users don't need to have perfect pitch in order to get the feature to work, according to Google. Rachel Metz, CNN, "Now you can hum to search Google for songs you can't remember (but can't forget)," 15 Oct. 2020 His mother, an aspiring opera singer, channeled her musical ambitions into her son, who had perfect pitch. Tim Greiving, BostonGlobe.com, "Johnny Mandel, composer who gave ‘M*A*S*H’ its theme song, dies at 94," 1 July 2020 His mother, an aspiring opera singer, channeled her musical ambitions into her son, who had perfect pitch. Tim Greiving, BostonGlobe.com, "Johnny Mandel, composer who gave ‘M*A*S*H’ its theme song, dies at 94," 1 July 2020 His mother, an aspiring opera singer, channeled her musical ambitions into her son, who had perfect pitch. Tim Greiving, BostonGlobe.com, "Johnny Mandel, composer who gave ‘M*A*S*H’ its theme song, dies at 94," 1 July 2020 Most accelerators—ours included—culminate in an investor showcase, a closed-door, invite-only event where startups present their perfect pitch to a large group of vetted investors. Leslie Feinzaig, Fortune, "Startup accelerators don’t work for female founders. Here’s how to fix that," 13 Aug. 2020 His mother, an aspiring opera singer, channeled her musical ambitions into her son, who had perfect pitch. Tim Greiving, BostonGlobe.com, "Johnny Mandel, composer who gave ‘M*A*S*H’ its theme song, dies at 94," 1 July 2020 His mother, an aspiring opera singer, channeled her musical ambitions into her son, who had perfect pitch. Tim Greiving, BostonGlobe.com, "Johnny Mandel, composer who gave ‘M*A*S*H’ its theme song, dies at 94," 1 July 2020 His mother, an aspiring opera singer, channeled her musical ambitions into her son, who had perfect pitch. Tim Greiving, BostonGlobe.com, "Johnny Mandel, composer who gave ‘M*A*S*H’ its theme song, dies at 94," 1 July 2020

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First Known Use of perfect pitch

1925, in the meaning defined above

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“Perfect pitch.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/perfect%20pitch. Accessed 1 Mar. 2021.

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perfect pitch

noun

English Language Learners Definition of perfect pitch

music : the ability to correctly name any musical note that you hear or to sing any musical note correctly without help

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