alliterator

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n alliterator a speaker or writer who makes use of alliteration
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Alliterator One who alliterates.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n alliterator One who uses alliteration.
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Quotations

  • Charles Churchill
    Charles Churchill
    “Who often, but without success, have prayed for apt Alliteration's artful aid.”

Usage

In literature:

We must take exception, also, in conclusion, to the excess of alliteration.
"Lay Morals and Other Papers" by Robert Louis Stevenson
I did so purely for the sake of alliteration, Ana; and I shall make no further allusion to them.
"Man And Superman" by George Bernard Shaw
Point out striking examples of repetition, of alliteration.
"Selections From American Poetry" by Various
Even in the symbols used there was an added significance of alliteration.
"The Jewel of Seven Stars" by Bram Stoker
Mere alliteration, Mrs. Pearce, natural to a poet.
"Pygmalion" by George Bernard Shaw
Alliteration is the repetition of the same letter or sound at the beginning of two or more words in close succession.
"Elson Grammar School Literature, Book Four." by William H. Elson
MS. has Hunfereth, but the alliteration requires Unfereth, as at ll.
"Beowulf" by Unknown
Alliteration is nearly the only effect of that kind which the ancients had in common with us.
"Edgar Allan Poe's Complete Poetical Works" by Edgar Allan Poe
It is written in an elaborate stanza combining meter and alliteration.
"English Literature" by William J. Long
Some of these employed rhyme as well as alliteration.
"From Chaucer to Tennyson" by Henry A. Beers
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In poetry:

By pure Alliteration
You may trace this curious nation,
And respect this somewhat scattered principality;
When you see a B in Both
You may take your Bible oath
You are violating Belgian neutrality.
"Alliterativism" by Gilbert Keith Chesterton
By pure Alliteration
You may trace this curious nation,
And respect this somewhat scattered Principality;
When you see a B in Both
You may take your Bible oath
You are violating Belgian neutrality.
"The Latest School" by Gilbert Keith Chesterton

In news:

Okay, now that the primate puns (and attendant alliteration) are out of the way, seriously take a look at this baby macaque.
Paton gives Kirkpatrick her own alliteration .
Alliteration the tested triumph of truth.
The alliterations are endless when it comes to creatures that send shivers up our spines and goosebumps down our legs.
OK, that's not the most accurate headline in the world, but hopefully it got you reading this far … and besides my readers know I love alliteration.
Alliteration was at the festive fore with "Pearls of Pride and Promise" and People's Program amassing their own.
Rainier Beer – Recollect, Relight & Other Alliterations.
Rainier Beer – Recollect , Relight & Other Alliterations.
Binders Full of Alliteration.
Weddings, concerts and mass meditations are planned for the last alliteration date this century.
The daily drumbeat of depressing details about the deadlock in DC has created an unexplainable and unpleasant uptick in anxious and addictive alliteration.
Sean Kluesner and Lisa Brashear will be married Wednesday, an auspicious date for numerologists, as well as folks who just like numerical alliteration.
The Italian language has a beautiful ring with lyrical words that dance with alliteration.
Borrowing the practice of alliteration from my pastor, I must say I have found the effort one worthwhile, wondrous and sometimes a test of willpower.
I should have also added the word "enigma" to the title of this post, but it would have messed up my alliteration.
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