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Meaning of PLEONASTIC

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  repetition of same sense in different words; "`a true fact' and `a free gift' are pleonastic expressions"; "the phrase `a beginner who has just started' is tautological"; "at the risk of being redundant I return to my original proposition"- J.B.Conant
 

PLEONASTIC is a 10 letter word that starts with P.

 

 Synonyms: prolix, redundant, tautologic, tautological
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Ple`o*nas"tic\, Pleonastical \Ple`o*nas"tic*al\, a.
[Cf. F. pl['e]onastique.]
Of or pertaining to pleonasm; of the nature of pleonasm;
redundant.

 

 

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