sales pitch

noun

Definition of sales pitch

: a speech that is given in order to persuade someone to buy something
  • We got the whole sales pitch from the car salesman.
sometimes used figuratively
  • It's not clear if voters liked the governor's sales pitch enough to reelect her.

Word by Word Definitions

sales play
  1. : of, relating to, or used in selling

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

  2. : any of various bituminous substances

  3. : 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

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

  3. : to throw (a baseball) to a batter

  1. : slope

  2. : the distance between any of various things: such as

  3. : distance between one point on a gear tooth and the corresponding point on the next tooth


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