high-pitched high-pitched

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) used of sounds and voices; high in pitch or frequency
  2. (adj) set at a sharp or high angle or slant

Usage(s):

  1. Add in group founder Eazy-E's oddly menacing high-pitched snarl, and support from MC Ren and DJ Yella and it made for a true gang-bangin' all-star team.
  2. In recent years, with her girly, high-pitched delivery ripened into a strong-woman wail, Fassie has entered a new phase of her career.
  3. Instead of playing with toys, they broke them; instead of speaking, they emitted an eerie, high-pitched keening.

News

  • Sharapova Rallies to Reach French Open Semifinals

    Maria Sharapova and Victoria Azarenka, who will meet in the French Open semifinals, have reputations not only as powerful ball-strikers but also as the game’s most high-pitched shriekers.
    on June 5, 2013     Source: New York Times

Quotes

  1. "I just thought he was a big mean, ol' closer, but he was totally different than that," Aurilia said. "I remember when I met him he came over to say hello with that big high-pitched voice of his. He was a great teammate and a great...
    on Jun 24, 2007 By: Rich Aurilia Source: Oakland Tribune

  2. "It's funny because I originally thought that Mari was going to be the harder voice to do because she is so super bubbly and kind of annoying. Everything's like [high-pitched] 'Oh my God!'" Doherty says. "I thought, 'Ugh! How am I going to do...
    on Jun 2, 2010 By: Shannen Doherty Source: Seattle Post Intelligencer

  3. "At the time of the original recording I was so debilitated by despair and drug-need that I was useless," Hell said. "The record ended up being a high-pitched sludge of guitar noise. It was a shame because the songs were clean, simple, and...
    on Jul 10, 2009 By: Richard Hell Source: guardian.co.uk

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