pitched

Something that's pitched is slanted or sharply angled. The pitched roof on your cabin means that snow slides right off in the winter time.

You're almost always going to see the adjective pitched describing the angle of a roof. The sharply pitched roof on your grandparents' house might make the attic particularly charming, and the barely pitched roof of your garden shed could lead to a leaky situation in heavy rainstorms. Pitched comes from the sense of pitch that means "slope or inclination," but beyond that its origin is unknown.

Primary Meanings of pitched

1.
adj
set at a slant
2.
adj
(of sound) set to a certain pitch or key; usually used as a combining form
Full Definitions of pitched
1

adj set at a slant

“a pitched rather than a flat roof”
Synonyms:
inclined
at an angle to the horizontal or vertical position
2

adj (of sound) set to a certain pitch or key; usually used as a combining form

“high- pitched

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