onomatopoeic

[ on-uh-mat-uh-pee-uh, ‐mah-tuh‐ ]SEE DEFINITION OF onomatopoeic

Synonyms for onomatopoeic

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In Language, its Origin and Development , he upholds the onomatopoeic theory.

With onomatopoeic effects it gives a vivid if unfriendly picture of a blacksmith's forge on a busy night.

In the vernacular the point is brought out by the onomatopoeic character of the lines, which cannot be rendered in English.

WORD ORIGIN

1860, from French onomatopoéique or else from onomatopoeia + -ic.

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echoic

adjectiveimitating in sound
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