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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
1585-1595
1585-95
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Examples for highpitched
  • Flyback transformer produces characteristic highpitched noise when close to set.
British Dictionary definitions for highpitched

high-pitched

adjective
1.
pitched high in volume or tone See high (sense 10)
2.
(of a roof) having steeply sloping sides
3.
(of an argument, style, etc) lofty or intense
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