Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • 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 the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

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

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

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

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

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

Etymologies

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pitch +‎ -y

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