low-pitched
low-pitched low-pitched adj. 1. low in pitch or frequency; -- used of sounds and voices. Opposite of {high-pitched}. [Narrower terms: {alto, contralto ; {baritone ; {bass, deep ; {contrabass, double-bass ; {throaty ]

Syn: low. [WordNet 1.5]

2. set at a low angle or slant; having a low degree of pitch; as, a low-pitched roof. [WordNet 1.5]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • low-pitched — adj 1.) a low pitched musical note or sound is deep ≠ ↑high pitched ▪ the low pitched hum of the generator 2.) low pitched roof a roof that is not steep …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • low-pitched — adjective a low pitched sound is deep and sometimes difficult to hear: low pitched voices …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • low-pitched — [lō′picht′] adj. 1. having a low tone or a low range of tone [a low pitched voice] 2. having little pitch, or slope: said of a roof 3. of low intensity; subdued …   English World dictionary

  • low-pitched — low′ pitched′ adj. 1) relatively deep in pitch or soft in sound: a low pitched whistle[/ex] 2) archit. (of a roof) having a low proportion of vertical to lateral dimensions; gently sloping • Etymology: 1615–25 …   From formal English to slang

  • low-pitched — 1) ADJ GRADED A sound that is low pitched is deep. With a low pitched rumbling noise, the propeller began to rotate. 2) ADJ GRADED A voice that is low pitched is very soft and quiet. He kept his voice low pitched in case someone was listening …   English dictionary

  • low-pitched — /loh picht /, adj. 1. pitched in a low register or key: a low pitched aria for the basso. 2. produced by slow vibrations; relatively grave in pitch or soft in sound: a low pitched whistle. [1615 25] * * * …   Universalium

  • low-pitched — adjective 1 a low pitched musical note or sound is deep: the low pitched hum of the generator 2 a low pitched roof is not steep …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • low-pitched — adjective 1. used of sounds and voices; low in pitch or frequency (Freq. 1) • Syn: ↑low • Ant: ↑high (for: ↑low) • Similar to: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • low-pitched — UK / US adjective a low pitched sound is deep and sometimes difficult to hear low pitched voices …   English dictionary

  • low-pitched — adjective Of a sound, having a comparatively low pitch. Syn: low Ant: high, high pitched …   Wiktionary

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