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The word that describes words which "sound like they are". Onomatopoeic words are widley used in poetry and prose.
"Some examples of onomatopoeia are croak, sizzle, and splash"
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the formation of a word from a sound associated with what is named for example- bang, boom and microwave.
Phil- whats your favourite onomatopoeia
Dan- Microwave
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1)The formation of words in imitation of natural sounds
2)An imitative word
3)The selection and use of such words
4)Simply, words that sound like what they are such as...
crack, splash, bow-wow, creek, smack, etc
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The task of removing one's own liver by process of elimination.
DANG! I think my liver is infected. It is now time for onomatopoeia.
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A word that sounds the same as the noise its describing
Onomatopoeia
Crackle
MiIIcrowave
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The most fuckin impossible word to spell in the english language.
Onomatopoea is fuckin hard to spell
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Words in a poem that uses its sound to imitate the meaning of the word.
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