pertaining to or characterized by :
“More Mitt,” as Politico reported at least has the virtue of alliterative succinctness.
How Mitt Romney Can Win the First Debate With Obama Robert Shrum September 24, 2012
Like Sigurd and Gudrún, The Fall of Arthur is in alliterative verse, a mode last fashionable in the 14th century.
Tolkien’s Unfinished Epic: ‘The Fall of Arthur’ John Garth May 22, 2013
Even his alliterative name had mythic qualities: Ben Bradlee.
Ben Bradlee Was the Last of the Newspaper Giants Tom Shales October 21, 2014
The “alliterative” epidemic, in connection with the names of marine resorts, is spreading to an alarming extent.
Punch or the London Charivari, Vol. 109, September 21, 1895 Various
It was filled with odd, historical and alliterative articles.
The Philadelphia Magazines and their Contributors 1741-1850 Albert Smyth
Did Lyly not grow wearied of perpetually riding these alliterative trick-ponies?
The Bibliotaph Leon H. Vincent
Let your alliterative motto be: With the glass, not the gun.
Our Bird Comrades Leander S. (Leander Sylvester) Keyser
It is written, like all old Teutonic work of the kind, in alliterative unrhymed rhythm.
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 9, Slice 6 Various
So forth: alliterative antitheses of the accustomed pamphleteer.
The Tragic Comedians, Complete George Meredith
Somewhat later, W. Wackernagel declared himself in favour of the two-beat theory for all Teutonic alliterative verse.
A History of English Versification Jakob Schipper
1764, from alliterate + -ive. Related: Alliteratively.
- All joking aside
Also, all kidding aside. Seriously, as in I know I said I’d quit, but all joking aside this job is too much for one person, or All kidding aside, I hate to lose at croquet. This phrase often accompanies a joking statement.
- All kinds of
Also, all manner or sorts of. All or many varieties of something, as in Before the banquet, they served all kinds of drinks, or He sold exotic fruit of all sorts, or The museum featured all manner of artifacts. [ Early 1300s ] A large amount of something, as in She has all kinds of […]
- All the king’s men
a novel (1946) by Robert Penn Warren.
- All like that there
all like that there noun phrase Other such things; etcetera: They sold boots and shoes and all like that there