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low-pitched

[loh-picht]
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adjective
  1. pitched in a low register or key: a low-pitched aria for the basso.
  2. produced by slow vibrations; relatively grave in pitch or soft in sound: a low-pitched whistle.
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Origin of low-pitched

First recorded in 1615–25
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Related Words for low-pitched

alto, contralto, deep, faint, gentle, muffled, quiet, soft, subdued, whispered, bass, muted

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Historical Examples of 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.

  • 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.


British Dictionary definitions for low-pitched

low-pitched

adjective
  1. pitched low in tone
  2. (of a roof) having sides with a shallow slope
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