What is alliteration ?

 
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Definition
 

Alliteration is the repetition of initial consonant sounds in two or more neighboring words or syllables.

 
Also known as:

initial rhyme

Examples
 

Here are some examples of alliteration:

 
  • Peter Piper picked a peck of pickled peppers.
  • the wild winds of winter
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