counter

Advertisement - Continue reading below

Definition of "high-keyed" [high-keyed]

  • High-strung; intent; eager.
  • In music, at a high pitch.

The Century Dictionary (Public Domain)

Use "high-keyed" in a sentence
  • "Condo is an enthusiastic confident drawer who paints in high-keyed funky color with flourish."
  • ""You be off, I say," she rasped in her high-keyed voice, "or I'll put the constable after you.""
  • "Far from overpowering the beholder by the juxtaposition of high-keyed complementaries -one of the stock devices of what has come to be called "op art"- Hover tends to appear dark, subdued and perhaps uninteresting at first glance."
Words like "high-keyed"
blood-freezing
cool-eyed
dirge-like
egg-like
flat-eyed
musicand
off-tune
organic-looking
semi-hysterical
ageorgian
elders excitable