- 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
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Examples from the Web for low-pitched
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
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.Memorials of Old London
- pitched low in tone
- (of a roof) having sides with a shallow slope
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