Definition of 'alliterative'
Example sentences containing 'alliterative'
A CONVICTION OF GUILT (2002)
Some hapless subeditor will doubtless get his balls roasted for allowing that `foxy' to slip through the alliterative dragnet.LOVE YOU MADLY (2002)
`Parsifal" became alliterative in his self-condemnation, the words `treachery", `treason", `turncoat" and `traitor" frequently on his lips.LOHENGRIN (2002)
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Definition of alliterative from the Collins English Dictionary
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