adjective, pitchier, pitchiest.
full of or abounding in pitch.
smeared with pitch.
resembling pitch, as in color, consistency, etc.: pitchy mud.
dark or black as pitch.

1505–15; pitch2 + -y1

pitchiness, noun
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pitchy (ˈpɪtʃɪ)
adj , pitchier, pitchiest
1.  full of or covered with pitch
2.  resembling pitch

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Example sentences
The disease causes resinous or pitchy cankers on all woody parts of the tree.
Indians also made wooden tamarack pots by hollowing out large pitchy burls.
Chopping is especially useful if the tree is extremely pitchy.
It was easy to gather firewood from younger trees, and large, pitchy burls from
  older trees were used to make pots.
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