AskDefine | Define pitchy

Dictionary Definition

pitchy adj
1 of the blackest black; similar to the color of jet or coal [syn: coal-black, jet, jet-black, sooty]
2 having the characteristics of pitch or tar [syn: resinous, resiny, tarry] [also: pitchiest, pitchier]

User Contributed Dictionary



  1. Of, pertaining to, or resembling pitch
  2. Very dark black; pitch-black

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

atramentous, beamless, black, black as coal, black as ebony, black as ink, black as midnight, black as night, caliginous, coal-black, coaly, dark, dark as night, dark as pitch, darkling, darksome, deep black, ebon, ebony, eclipsed, gumlike, gummous, gummy, ink-black, inky, jet, jetty, midnight, night-black, night-clad, night-cloaked, night-dark, night-enshrouded, night-filled, night-mantled, night-veiled, nigrous, obfuscated, obscure, obscured, occulted, onyx, pitch-black, pitch-dark, raven, raven-black, rayless, resinic, resinoid, resinous, resiny, sable, sloe, sloe-black, sloe-colored, starless, sunless, tar-black, tarry, tenebrious, tenebrose, tenebrous, unilluminated, unlighted, unlit
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