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Wordnet 3.0

ADJECTIVE (1)

1. having the same consonant at the beginning of each stressed syllable;
- Example: "alliterative verse"


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Alliterative \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. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

alliterative adj 1: having the same consonant at the beginning of each stressed syllable; "alliterative verse"
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

22 Moby Thesaurus words for "alliterative": 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