Alliteration (noun)

  1. The repetition of the initial sound or sounds of words in a phrase or verse.
  2. The use of words that begin with the same sound in close proximity.

Origin:

From latin alliteratio, from alliterare "to begin with the same letter".

Examples:

  1. The phrase "Peter Piper picked a peck of pickled peppers" is an example of alliteration.
  2. In the poem, the alliteration of "s" sounds in "She sells sea shells" creates a pleasing effect.
  3. The alliteration in the title "The Big Bad Wolf" adds emphasis to the phrase.
  4. The alliteration in the phrase "Fuzzy Wuzzy was a bear" creates a catchy and memorable phrase.
  5. The alliteration in the phrase "Sally sold sea shells by the seashore" creates a sing-song effect.
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