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  • IPA(key): /pɪtʃt/
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  • Rhymes: -ɪtʃt



  1. simple past tense and past participle of pitch


pitched (comparative more pitched, superlative most pitched)

  1. Having a slope.
    a pitched roof
  2. (not comparable) Having a specified tonal range.
    a high-pitched scream.
  3. (not comparable) Fought from predetermined positions at a specified time and place.
    a pitched battle
  4. (not comparable) Covered in pitch.
    • (Can we date this quote?), Charles Lamb, Essays of Elia
      He had his tea and hot rolls in a morning, while we were battening upon our quarter-of-a-penny loaf — our crug — moistened with attenuated small beer, in wooden piggings, smacking of the pitched leathern jack it was poured from.

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