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
Almost before he was in, he found he could come up; but he came up slowly, breaking surface in pitchy blackness and feeling about him without splashing.
While McKenzie's voice remains a work in progress - "American Idol" judge Randy Jackson might describe her as "pitchy" - she is focused and remarkably expressive.
Waved round the coast, up-called a pitchy cloud340
The night was quite dark, but not what is called pitchy dark.
"Idol" winner David Cook performed his new song "The Last Goodbye" in a manner that Randy Jackson might have described as "pitchy".
She is a rocker chick, and she has a passable voice, but Steven notes that she was "pitchy," especially when she did a few bars of "Dream On."
Sir Percy, Ellen The Generous, Kara and Simon all find various ways -- "pitchy" "you went off" and "wasn't a perfect vocal" among them -- to note his off performance, but quickly add:
Looking back, it's amazing that they were on key, never "pitchy" as they say on "American Idol."
The fact that they cast Diddy in this heavily promoted, Apatow-produced comedy and tailored it for him with all these black jokes the two in the trailer clips struck me as somewhat "pitchy" is a direct result of the blackening up of the culture thanks to people like...
Shania Twain does, Janis Joplin doesn't Randy would say she sounds "pitchy".