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high-pitched

adjective uk   us   /ˌhaɪˈpɪtʃt/

high-pitched adjective (VOICE)

A voice that is high-pitched is higher than usual.

high-pitched adjective (NOISE)

A high-pitched noise is high and sometimes also loud or unpleasant: the high-pitched scream of the fire alarm
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