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KK Pronunciation

〔 pItʃ 〕


〔 pitʃ 〕

Overview of noun pitch

The noun pitch has 10 senses

  • pitch -- (the property of sound that varies with variation in the frequency of vibration)

  • pitch, delivery -- ((baseball) the act of throwing a baseball by a pitcher to a batter)

  • pitch -- (a vendor's position (especially on the sidewalk); "he was employed to see that his paper's news pitches were not trespassed upon by rival vendors")

  • sales talk, sales pitch, pitch -- (promotion by means of an argument and demonstration)

  • pitch, rake, slant -- (degree of deviation from a horizontal plane; "the roof had a steep pitch")

  • pitch, tar -- (any of various dark heavy viscid substances obtained as a residue)

  • pitch, pitch shot -- (a high approach shot in golf)

  • pitch, auction pitch -- (an all-fours game in which the first card led is a trump)

  • lurch, pitch, pitching -- (abrupt up-and-down motion (as caused by a ship or other conveyance); "the pitching and tossing was quite exciting")

  • pitch -- (the action or manner of throwing something; "his pitch fell short and his hat landed on the floor")

Overview of verb pitch

The verb pitch has 12 senses

  • flip, toss, sky, pitch -- (throw or toss with a light motion; "flip me the beachball"; "toss me newspaper")

  • lurch, pitch, shift -- (move abruptly; "The ship suddenly lurched to the left")

  • pitch -- (fall or plunge forward; "She pitched over the railing of the balcony")

  • pitch -- (set to a certain pitch; "He pitched his voice very low")

  • peddle, monger, huckster, hawk, vend, pitch -- (sell or offer for sale from place to place)

  • slope, incline, pitch -- (be at an angle; "The terrain sloped down")

  • cant, cant over, tilt, slant, pitch -- (heel over; "The tower is tilting"; "The ceiling is slanting")

  • pitch, set up -- (erect and fasten; "pitch a tent")

  • deliver, pitch -- (throw or hurl from the mound to the batter, as in baseball; "The pitcher delivered the ball")

  • pitch -- (hit (a golf ball) in a high arc with a backspin)

  • pitch -- (lead (a card) and establish the trump suit)

  • gear, pitch -- (set the level or character of; "She pitched her speech to the teenagers in the audience")