pitch pipe

noun

Definition of pitch pipe

  1. :  a small reed pipe or flue pipe producing one or more tones to establish the pitch in singing or in tuning an instrument

1685

First Known Use of pitch pipe

1685

Learn More about pitch pipe


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up pitch pipe? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

WORD OF THE DAY

to glide in or as if in an airplane

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!