Scrabble Word ONOMATOPOEIA

Definition of ONOMATOPOEIA:

  • the formation of a word by the imitation of a sound
  • the formation of a word, as cuckoo, meow, honk, or boom, by imitation of a sound made by or associated with its referent.
  • the naming of a thing or action by a vocal imitation of the sound associated with it also ONOMATOPOESIS, ONOMATOPOIESIS [n -S]
  • the naming of a thing or action by a vocal imitation of the sound associated with it such as buzz, hiss .



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