high-pitched

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English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (predicative) IPA(key): /ˌhaɪˈpɪt͡ʃt/
  • (attributive) IPA(key): /ˈhaɪˌpɪt͡ʃt/

Adjective[edit]

high-pitched (comparative higher-pitched, superlative highest-pitched)

  1. Of a sound, having a high pitch.
    • 1958, Anthony Burgess, The Enemy in the Blanket (The Malayan Trilogy), published 1972, page 256:
      She knew some Dutch and spoke a high-pitched stressless English.
    Synonym: high
    Antonyms: low, low-pitched
  2. (dated) Haughty.

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