low-pitched

Something that sounds deep and soft, especially someone's voice, can be called low-pitched. It's polite to speak in a low-pitched voice before your houseguests have woken up in the morning.

People who sing in low registers — altos and basses, for example — have low-pitched voices, and a big dog might have a low-pitched bark, especially compared to your toy poodle's yap. This definition of low-pitched comes from the sense of pitch that means "the highness or lowness of a sound's tone." Another way to use this adjective is to mean "at a low slant or slight slope," from the pitch meaning "steepness of slope."

Primary Meanings of low-pitched

1.
adj
used of sounds and voices; low in pitch or frequency
2.
adj
set at a low angle or slant
Full Definitions of low-pitched
1

adj used of sounds and voices; low in pitch or frequency

Synonyms:
low
alto, contralto
of or being the lowest female voice
baritone
lower in range than tenor and higher than bass
bass, deep
having or denoting a low vocal or instrumental range
contrabass, double-bass
pitched an octave below normal bass instrumental or vocal range
throaty
sounding as if pronounced low in the throat
Antonyms:
high, high-pitched
used of sounds and voices; high in pitch or frequency
adenoidal, nasal, pinched
sounding as if the nose were pinched
altissimo
very high
alto
(of a musical instrument) second highest member of a group
alto, countertenor
of or being the highest male voice; having a range above that of tenor
falsetto
artificially high; above the normal voice range
peaky, spiky
having or as if having especially high-pitched spots
piercing, sharp, shrill
having or emitting a high-pitched and sharp tone or tones
screaky, screechy, squeaking, squeaky, squealing
having or making a high-pitched sound such as that made by a mouse or a rusty hinge
soprano, treble
having or denoting a high range
sopranino
higher in range than soprano
tenor
of or close in range to the highest natural adult male voice
tenor
(of a musical instrument) intermediate between alto and baritone or bass
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2

adj set at a low angle or slant

“a low-pitched roof”
Synonyms:
inclined
at an angle to the horizontal or vertical position

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