Main definitions of unpitched in English

: unpitched1unpitched2

unpitched1

Pronunciation /(ˌ)ʌnˈpɪtʃt/

adjective

  • Not smeared, covered, or treated with pitch; (of a road) untarred, unpaved.

Origin

Mid 17th century; earliest use found in Thomas Herbert. From un- + pitched.

Main definitions of unpitched in English

: unpitched1unpitched2

unpitched2

Pronunciation /(ˌ)ʌnˈpɪtʃt/

adjective

  • 1Of a military encounter: not fought at a predetermined time and place; unplanned, unorganized.

  • 2Not fixed to the ground with pegs or stakes; (of a tent) not erected or put up.

  • 3Of sound: without an assigned pitch.

Origin

Mid 17th century; earliest use found in James Howell (?1594–1666), historian and political writer. From un- + pitched.