high-pitched

[ hahy-pitcht ]
/ ˈhaɪˈpɪttʃt /

adjective

Music. played or sung at a high pitch.
emotionally intense: a high-pitched argument.
(of a roof) having an almost vertical slope; steep.

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Origin of high-pitched

First recorded in 1585–95
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British Dictionary definitions for high-pitched

high-pitched

adjective

pitched high in volume or toneSee high (def. 10)
(of a roof) having steeply sloping sides
(of an argument, style, etc) lofty or intense
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