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Word: onomatopoeia

Definition: words formed in imitation of natural sounds


Sentences Containing 'onomatopoeia'

(Martin's dedication to onomatopoeia was such that he owned a vanity license plate which read "SHTOINK," patterned after the style of his famed sound effects.)
It comparable in manner to onomatopoetics or onomatopoeia.
The onomatopoeia presented graphically appears as a cliché.
With onomatopoeia the word said sounds like what it represents: Moo, Whack, Bang, "etc." "etc.".

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