A word describing a sound that sounds like the sound.

examples of onomatopoeias:
growl
bark
purr
hiss
huff
puff
screech
splat
splooge
thump
bump
slosh
by OlegTheGreat March 29, 2009
Top Definition
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"
by Sabz July 20, 2004
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
by Zara_Phangirl January 10, 2016
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
by Jessica September 11, 2003
The noises people make when they're having sex.
BANG! CRASH! THUMP! SMASH! This is onomatopoeia.
by .Synthesis. February 11, 2012
A word that means "a word that's spelled like the sound it makes" but it usually is just said to sound more intelligent. Most people can't spell this word.
A- Gosh, you're so stupid...
B- ONOMATOPOEIA!
A- Nvm...

A- Boom!
B- Nice onomatopoeia use there.
A- OoooOooooOoooooOooo
by Blakeyy June 14, 2011
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.
by Boobo November 05, 2003
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