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Meaning of ALLITERATIVE

Pronunciation:  u'litu`reytiv

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  having the same consonant at the beginning of each stressed syllable; "alliterative verse"
 

ALLITERATIVE is a 12 letter word that starts with A.

 

 Synonyms: rhymed, rhyming, rimed, riming
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Al*lit"er*a*tive\ (?; 277), a.
Pertaining to, or characterized by, alliteration; as,
alliterative poetry. -- {Al*lit"er*a*tive*ly}, adv. --
{Al*lit"er*a*tive*ness}, n.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: alliteral, alliterating, assonant, assonantal, belabored, chanting, chiming, cliche-ridden, dingdong, harping, humdrum, jingle-jangle, jingling, jog-trot, labored, monotone, monotonous, punning, rhymed, rhyming, singsong, tedious
 

 

 

 

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