- (predicative) IPA(key): /ˌhaɪˈpɪt͡ʃt/
- (attributive) IPA(key): /ˈhaɪˌpɪt͡ʃt/
- Rhymes: (predicative) -ɪtʃt
- Of a sound, having a high pitch.
- 1958, Anthony Burgess, The Enemy in the Blanket (The Malayan Trilogy), published 1972, page 256:
- She knew some Dutch and spoke a high-pitched stressless English.
- (dated) Haughty.
- (of a steam locomotive boiler) Placed higher than was usual.
- 1960 September, P. Ransome-Wallis, “Modern motive power of the German Federal Railway: Part One”, in Trains Illustrated, page 553:
- The 2-6-2s have very high-pitched boilers in order that the grate shall clear the radial axle and also the trailing coupled wheels.
having a high pitch