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Princeton's WordNet

  1. alliterativeadjective

    having the same consonant at the beginning of each stressed syllable

    "alliterative verse"


  1. alliterativeadjective

    In the form or style of alliteration.


  1. alliterative

    Alliteration is the conspicuous repetition of initial consonant sounds of nearby words in a phrase, often used as a literary device. A familiar example is "Peter Piper picked a peck of pickled peppers". Alliteration is used poetically in various languages around the world, including Arabic, Irish, German, Mongolian, Hungarian, American Sign Language, Somali, Finnish, Icelandic.


  1. alliterative

    Alliterative refers to the stylistic literary device which involves the repetition of the same initial consonant sound in the start of two or more words in close succession, particularly in a sentence or a phrase. It is used to create rhythm, mood, and emphasis in a written piece.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Alliterativeadjective

    pertaining to, or characterized by, alliteration; as, alliterative poetry

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of alliterative in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of alliterative in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

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