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 Dictionary entry overview: What does alliterative mean? 

ALLITERATIVE (adjective)
  The adjective ALLITERATIVE has 1 sense:

1. having the same consonant at the beginning of each stressed syllable

  Familiarity information: ALLITERATIVE used as an adjective is very rare.

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ALLITERATIVE (adjective)

Sense 1alliterative [BACK TO TOP]


Having the same consonant at the beginning of each stressed syllable

Context example:

alliterative verse


rhymed; rhyming; riming (having corresponding sounds especially terminal sounds)

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