Top Definition
When the pronounciation of a word sounds similar to the noise the word describes.
Sizzle sounds like the noise something makes when it sizzles, and is therefore an onomotopaeia. Other examples of this would be words like ding, moan, or chirp.
by Stephanie L October 27, 2007

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