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[loh-picht] /ˈloʊˈpɪtʃt/
pitched in a low register or key:
a low-pitched aria for the basso.
produced by slow vibrations; relatively grave in pitch or soft in sound:
a low-pitched whistle.
Origin of low-pitched
First recorded in 1615-25 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • Her low-pitched voice broke and hushed to a frightened silence.

    Bloom of Cactus Robert Ames Bennet
  • Then she rose to her feet and in a low-pitched, clear voice addressed the chairman.

    Susan B. Anthony Alma Lutz
  • His low-pitched, modulated voice was clear and without a tremor.

    The Winning Clue

    James Hay, Jr.
  • It was as if she had said it to Bobbie, tenderly, low-pitched, and imploring.

    Rose O'Paradise Grace Miller White
  • The lowest storey was low-pitched and lighted by mere slits for windows.

  • His rumble was like that of a bull, deep, low-pitched and stormy.

    A Witch Shall Be Born Robert E. Howard
  • I want it low-pitched; only a ground floor, and over that the bed-chambers.

    The Sea Jules Michelet
  • The second group which he condemns is that of the 'slack' or low-pitched.

    The Modes of Ancient Greek Music David Binning Monro
  • The voice of the judge reached him, low-pitched and solemn, as befitted the occasion.

    Atlantic Narratives Mary Antin
  • A voice, low-pitched and yet penetrating, reached him, coming in from the lake.

British Dictionary definitions for low-pitched


pitched low in tone
(of a roof) having sides with a shallow slope
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