English version

high-pitched

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Music, Textures, sounds
high-pitchedˌhigh-ˈpitched adjective  HIGH SOUND OR VOICEa high-pitched voice or sound is very high opp low-pitchedsee thesaurus at high
Examples from the Corpus
high-pitchedHer voice was clear but rather high-pitched.Then came the sound: a continuous high-pitched chattering that rose in volume and intensity.Dolphins emit rapid trains of high-pitched clicks, some audible to us, some ultrasonic.The commentary was punctuated by high-pitched giggles.The high-pitched kettle may not be audible, but the automatic kettle switches itself off when it boils.I could hear high-pitched laughter coming from the girls' bedroom.A high-pitched moan of machinery and the sound of rushing air filled the structure, loud enough to make conversation difficult.a high-pitched screamDigital keyboards are added to the usual lead guitar, bass, drums and high-pitched vocals.Gloag had a deformity of the right arm and a somewhat high-pitched voice, but overall made a forceful impression.We would be unlikely to conclude that the function of that component was to inhibit the emission of high-pitched whines.Above the music on the radio was an annoying, high-pitched whistle.The air was filled with a high-pitched whistling.
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