Translation of "pitch" - English-French dictionary


verb /pitʃ/

to set up (a tent or camp)

They pitched their tent in the field.

to throw

He pitched the stone into the river.

to (cause to) fall heavily

He pitched forward.

(of a ship) to rise and fall violently

The boat pitched up and down on the rough sea.

to set (a note or tune) at a particular level

donner le ton
He pitched the tune too high for my voice.

of a (certain) musical pitch

de registre (aigu, grave…)
a high-pitched / low-pitched voice.
pitcher noun

a person who pitches especially (in baseball) the player who throws the ball.

pitched battle

a battle between armies that have been prepared and arranged for fighting beforehand

bataille rangée
They fought a pitched battle.
pitchfork noun

a large long-handled fork for lifting and moving hay.


(Translation of “pitch” from the PASSWORD English–French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)