Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Full of or covered with pitch.
  • adj. Resembling pitch in consistency.
  • adj. Extremely dark; black.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Of, pertaining to, or resembling pitch.
  • adj. Very dark black; pitch-black.
  • adj. Off pitch; out of tune.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Partaking of the qualities of pitch; resembling pitch.
  • adj. Smeared with pitch.
  • adj. Black; pitch-dark; dismal.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Of, or of the nature of, or resembling pitch; like pitch.
  • Smeared with pitch.
  • Black; dark; dismal.
  • In zoöl., dark-brown inclining toward black; piceous.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. having the characteristics of pitch or tar
  • adj. of the blackest black; similar to the color of jet or coal

Etymologies

pitch +‎ -y (Wiktionary)

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