Definitions for pitch

Definitions for (noun) pitch

Main entry: pitch

Definition: the action or manner of throwing something

Usage: his pitch fell short and his hat landed on the floor

Main entry: pitch, delivery

Definition: (baseball) the act of throwing a baseball by a pitcher to a batter

Main entry: lurch, pitch, pitching

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

Usage: the pitching and tossing was quite exciting

Main entry: pitch, auction pitch

Definition: an all-fours game in which the first card led is a trump

Main entry: pitch, pitch shot

Definition: a high approach shot in golf

Main entry: pitch

Definition: the property of sound that varies with variation in the frequency of vibration

Main entry: slant, rake, pitch

Definition: degree of deviation from a horizontal plane

Usage: the roof had a steep pitch

Main entry: pitch, sales pitch, sales talk

Definition: promotion by means of an argument and demonstration

Main entry: pitch

Definition: a vendor's position (especially on the sidewalk)

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

Main entry: tar, pitch

Definition: any of various dark heavy viscid substances obtained as a residue

Definitions for (verb) pitch

Main entry: gear, pitch

Definition: set the level or character of

Usage: She pitched her speech to the teenagers in the audience

Main entry: pitch

Definition: set to a certain pitch

Usage: He pitched his voice very low

Main entry: pitch

Definition: lead (a card) and establish the trump suit

Main entry: pitch

Definition: hit (a golf ball) in a high arc with a backspin

Main entry: deliver, pitch

Definition: throw or hurl from the mound to the batter, as in baseball

Usage: The pitcher delivered the ball

Main entry: flip, pitch, sky, toss

Definition: throw or toss with a light motion

Usage: flip me the beachball; toss me newspaper

Main entry: set up, pitch

Definition: erect and fasten

Usage: pitch a tent

Main entry: shift, lurch, pitch

Definition: move abruptly

Usage: The ship suddenly lurched to the left

Main entry: tilt, pitch, slant, cant, cant over

Definition: heel over

Usage: The tower is tilting; The ceiling is slanting

Main entry: pitch

Definition: fall or plunge forward

Usage: She pitched over the railing of the balcony

Main entry: slope, incline, pitch

Definition: be at an angle

Usage: The terrain sloped down

Main entry: pitch, huckster, hawk, vend, peddle, monger

Definition: sell or offer for sale from place to place

Visual thesaurus for pitch