Definition of pitched battle
: an intensely fought battle in which the opposing forces are locked in close combat
Examples of pitched battle in a sentence
She has been in a pitched battle with her ex-husband over custody of their children.
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PITCHED BATTLE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of pitched battle for English Language Learners
: a major battle that is fought by large groups of soldiers
: a long argument or fight between people who have become very angry or emotional
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