Pleonastic in a Sentence  🔊

Definition of Pleonastic

the use of more words than necessary to express an idea

Examples of Pleonastic in a sentence

‘Tuna fish’ is a pleonastic phrase as ‘fish’ is redundant when placed next to the word tuna.  🔊

The poet’s work is pleonastic in nature, and he tends to repeat himself over and over throughout his prose.  🔊

The tautologic phrase, ‘a beginner who has just started’ was removed from the essay because it uses more words than necessary to get the point across.  🔊

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