high-pitched

[hahy-pitcht] /ˈhaɪˈpɪttʃt/
adjective
1.
Music. played or sung at a high pitch.
2.
emotionally intense:
"a high-pitched argument."
3.
(of a roof) having an almost vertical slope; steep.
Origin
1585–95
Example Sentences for high-pitched
Stent was giving directions in a clear, high-pitched voice.
Often with compact sedans, you get a high-pitched hum at highway speeds.
The sounds are high-pitched, the smells are heady, and there's tension in the air.
Volunteers rated the toffee eaten during low-pitched music as more bitter than that consumed during the high-pitched rendition.
The high-pitched shrieking of dial-up modems, once the herald of a new digital age, now increasingly evokes a bygone era.
High-pitched rhetoric in support of freer trade is not a panacea to resolving economic problems within a set economy.
Bigger than coyotes but smaller than wolves, their howl is high-pitched and their diet includes deer and small rodents.
Vowels are lingered over, phrases are repeated in high-pitched voices, and questions carry exaggerated inflections.
Others speculate that the wind turbines may be emitting high-pitched sounds that draw the bats to the site.
Her voice is high-pitched, as if she had been hitting the helium bottle.
British Dictionary definitions for high-pitched
high-pitched
 
adj
1.  See high pitched high in volume or tone
2.  (of a roof) having steeply sloping sides
3.  (of an argument, style, etc) lofty or intense

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