Definition of 'high-pitched'
Example sentences containing 'high-pitched'
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A high-pitched voice is a serious evolutionary drawback. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Male hedgehogs woo females by singing in a high-pitched voice. The Sun (2012)Do they say this in an hysterical high-pitched voice? Times, Sunday Times (2007)They purr when happy and let out a high-pitched scream when in pain. The Sun (2015)Then another woman let out a high-pitched scream. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The air fills with camera phones and a series of high-pitched screaming matches take off. Times, Sunday Times (2008)His voice was comically high-pitched. BomberLarge dinosaurs could not pick up high-pitched sounds, a study has found. Times, Sunday Times (2006)When he's not happy he makes a high-pitched scream and bunches up his fists in a tantrum. The Sun (2007)He was screaming, his high-pitched wails piercing the clouds of choking plaster dust that were swirling around. Times, Sunday Times (2010)
Trends of 'high-pitched'
Used Rarely. high-pitched is in the lower 50% of commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'high-pitched'
British English: high-pitched ADJECTIVE
A high-pitched sound is shrill and high in pitch.
A woman squealed in a high-pitched voice.
Definition of high-pitched from the Collins English Dictionary
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