pitchy

  • 1Pitchy — Pitch y, a. [From 1st {Pitch}.] 1. Partaking of the qualities of pitch; resembling pitch. [1913 Webster] 2. Smeared with pitch. [1913 Webster] 3. Black; pitch dark; dismal. Pitchy night. Shak. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2pitchy — [pich′ē] adj. pitchier, pitchiest 1. full of pitch; smeared with pitch 2. thick or sticky like pitch 3. black …

    English World dictionary

  • 3pitchy — pitchiness, n. /pich ee/, adj., pitchier, pitchiest. 1. full of or abounding in pitch. 2. smeared with pitch. 3. resembling pitch, as in color, consistency, etc.: pitchy mud. 4. dark or black as pitch. [1505 15; PITCH2 + Y1] * * * …

    Universalium

  • 4pitchy — adjective a) Of, pertaining to, or resembling pitch. , Manceaster, what we now call , spins no cotton […] The Creek of gurgles, twice in the four and twenty hours, with eddying brine, clangorous with sea fowl; and is a Lither Pool, a lazy or… …

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  • 5pitchy — adjective Date: 15th century 1. a. full of pitch ; tarry b. of, relating to, or having the qualities of pitch 2. pitch black …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 6pitchy — Synonyms and related words: atramentous, beamless, black, black as coal, black as ebony, black as ink, black as midnight, black as night, caliginous, coal black, coaly, dark, dark as night, dark as pitch, darkling, darksome, deep black, ebon,… …

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  • 7pitchy — I (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. shadowy, gloomy, black; see dark 1 . II (Roget s Thesaurus II) adjective Of the darkest achromatic visual value: black, ebon, ebony, inky, jet1, jetty, onyx, pitch black, sable, sooty. See COLORS …

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  • 8pitchy — pitch·y || pɪtʃɪ adj. black; covered with tar; full of tar …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 9pitchy — adjective (pitchier, pitchiest) of, like, or as dark as pitch …

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  • 10pitchy — a. Dark, black, dismal, rayless, sunless, Cimmerian, piceous …

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  • 11pitchy — adj 1. tarry, bituminous, resinous, sappy; gummy, tacky, sticky. 2. black, coal black, jet, jetty, pitch black; ebony, ebon, raven, sable; inky, nigritudinous, atramentous; blackish, nigrescent; dark, unilluminated, lightless, unlighted, moonless …

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  • 12pitchy — /ˈpɪtʃi/ (say pichee) adjective (pitchier, pitchiest) 1. having much pitch; full of pitch. 2. smeared with pitch. 3. of the nature of pitch; resembling pitch. 4. black; dark as pitch. {pitch2 + y1} –pitchiness, noun …

    Australian-English dictionary

  • 13pitchy — adj. (pitchier, pitchiest) of, like, or dark as pitch …

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  • 14Jonkonnu parades — Jonkonnu, Junkanoo Jonkanoo, Jankunu, John Canoe or Johnkankus is a musical street masquerade, believed to be of West African origin, which occurs in many towns across the Caribbean every December 26 and New Year s Day. The largest parade,… …

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  • 15pitchblende — /pich blend /, n. Mineral. a massive variety of uraninite, occurring in black pitchlike masses: a major ore of uranium and radium. [1760 70; half trans., half adoption of G Pechblende. See PITCH2, BLENDE] * * * Amorphous, dense, black, pitchy… …

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  • 16dark — Synonyms and related words: Egyptian darkness, Erebus, Gothicism, Stygian, ableptical, abominable, abstruse, adiaphanous, age of ignorance, amaurotic, amoral, amorphous, amorphousness, apocalyptic, arcane, arrant, atramentous, atrocious, bad,… …

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  • 17coal-black — adjective of the blackest black; similar to the color of jet or coal (Freq. 3) • Syn: ↑jet, ↑jet black, ↑pitchy, ↑sooty • Similar to: ↑achromatic, ↑neutral …

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  • 18jet-black — adjective of the blackest black; similar to the color of jet or coal • Syn: ↑coal black, ↑jet, ↑pitchy, ↑sooty • Similar to: ↑achromatic, ↑neutral • Derivationally related forms: ↑ …

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  • 19resinous — adjective having the characteristics of pitch or tar • Syn: ↑pitchy, ↑resiny, ↑tarry • Similar to: ↑adhesive • Derivationally related forms: ↑resin (for: ↑ …

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  • 20resiny — adjective having the characteristics of pitch or tar (Freq. 1) • Syn: ↑pitchy, ↑resinous, ↑tarry • Similar to: ↑adhesive • Derivationally related forms: ↑resin, ↑ …

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