alternative question


noun Grammar.

a question that offers the listener a choice of two or more alternatives and is characterized by rising intonation on each alternative except for the final one, which has falling intonation, as Would you like coffee, tea, or soda?

Nearby words

  1. alternative history,
  2. alternative hypothesis,
  3. alternative investment market,
  4. alternative medicine,
  5. alternative pathway,
  6. alternative school,
  7. alternative society,
  8. alternative vote,
  9. alternatively,
  10. alternator

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