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Describing sounds that are high and short - synonyms or related words

high

adjective

a high sound is near the upper end of a range of sounds. For example, the song of a bird is a high sound, but a cow or a large drum makes a low sound

high-pitched

adjective

a high-pitched voice or sound is very high

clear

adjective

easy to hear

plaintive

adjective

a plaintive sound is high and sad

squeaky

adjective

making a short high noise

creaky

adjective

making a creaking sound

metallic

adjective

with a sound like metal hitting something

jumpy

adjective

a jumpy image or sound keeps moving or being interrupted

reedy

adjective

a reedy sound is weak and high

high

adverb

near the upper end of a range of sounds

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