(noun, verb)


1. the property of sound that varies with variation in the frequency of vibration

Definition categories: attribute

2. (baseball) the act of throwing a baseball by a pitcher to a batter

Similar word(s): delivery

Definition categories: act, throw

3. a vendor's position (especially on the sidewalk)

- he was employed to see that his paper's news pitches were not trespassed upon by rival vendors

Definition categories: location, place, position

4. promotion by means of an argument and demonstration

Definition categories: communication, packaging, promo, promotion, publicity

5. degree of deviation from a horizontal plane

- the roof had a steep pitch

Similar word(s): rake, slant

Definition categories: attribute, gradient, slope

6. any of various dark heavy viscid substances obtained as a residue

Similar word(s): tar

Definition categories: substance, bitumen

7. a sports field with predetermined dimensions for playing soccer

Definition categories: location, field

8. a high approach shot in golf

Definition categories: act, approach

9. an all-fours game in which the first card led is a trump

Definition categories: act

10. abrupt up-and-down motion (as caused by a ship or other conveyance)

- the pitching and tossing was quite exciting

Similar word(s): lurch, pitching

Definition categories: act, motility, motion, move, movement

11. the action or manner of throwing something

- his pitch fell short and his hat landed on the floor

Definition categories: act, throw

Sentences with pitch as a noun:

- It is hard to get this pitch off of my hand.

- They put pitch on the mast to protect it. The barrel was sealed with pitch.

- It was pitch black because there was no moon.

- a good pitch in quoits

- The pitch was low and inside.

- The teams met on the pitch.

- He gave me a sales pitch.

- The pitch of pixels on the point scale is 72 pixels per inch.

- The pitch of this saw is perfect for that type of wood.

- A helical scan with a pitch of zero is equivalent to constant z-axis scanning.

- the pitch of the roof or haystack

- the pitch of an aircraft

- the propellor blades' pitch

- The entrance pitch requires 30 metres of rope.

- a steep pitch in the road;

- The pitch of middle "C" is familiar to many musicians.

- Bob, our pitch, let out a clear middle "C" and our conductor gave the signal to start.


1. throw or toss with a light motion

Similar word(s): flip, sky, toss

Definition categories: contact, fling

2. move abruptly

Similar word(s): lurch, shift

Definition categories: motion, move

3. fall or plunge forward

- She pitched over the railing of the balcony

Definition categories: motion, descend, fall

4. set to a certain pitch

- He pitched his voice very low

Definition categories: change, set

5. sell or offer for sale from place to place

Similar word(s): hawk, huckster, monger, peddle, vend

Definition categories: possession, deal, sell, trade

6. be at an angle

Similar word(s): incline, slope

Definition categories: motion, angle, lean, slant, tilt, tip

7. heel over

Similar word(s): cant, slant, tilt

Definition categories: motion, move

8. erect and fasten

- pitch a tent

Definition categories: contact, erect, rear

9. throw or hurl from the mound to the batter, as in baseball

- The pitcher delivered the ball

Similar word(s): deliver

Definition categories: contact, throw

10. hit (a golf ball) in a high arc with a backspin

Definition categories: contact, hit

11. lead (a card) and establish the trump suit

Definition categories: competition, play

12. set the level or character of

- She pitched her speech to the teenagers in the audience

Similar word(s): gear

Definition categories: change, accommodate, adapt

Sentences with pitch as a verb:

- He pitched the horseshoe.

- (transitive) The hurler pitched a curveball.

- (intransitive) He pitched high and inside.

- Bob pitches today.

- He pitched the candy wrapper.

- He pitched the idea for months with no takers.

- At which level should I pitch my presentation?

- Pitch the tent over there.

- (transitive) The typhoon pitched the deck of the ship.

- (intransitive) The airplane pitched.

- The only way to get on the green from here is to pitch the ball over the bunker.

- The ball pitched well short of the batsman.

- to pitch from a precipice

- The vessel pitches in a heavy sea.

- The field pitches toward the east.

- to pitch a tune