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See definition of onomatopoetic on Dictionary.com
  • as inechoic
  • as inonomatopoeic

synonyms for onomatopoetic

  • imitative
  • onomatopoeic
  • onomatopoeical
  • imitative
  • copying
  • mimetic
  • mimic
  • mimicking
  • parrot
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How to use onomatopoetic in a sentence

In the cultural languages they recur, if at all, only in the onomatopoetic word-formations of later origin.
ELEMENTS OF FOLK PSYCHOLOGYWILHELM WUNDT
Then follows the march, expressed both in musical notes and onomatopoetic words.
SHAKESPEARE AND MUSICEDWARD W. NAYLOR
So much sound makes us suspicious of the sense, but a little closer ear appreciates delicate and telling onomatopoetic effects.
KENTUCKY IN AMERICAN LETTERS, V. 2 OF 2JOHN WILSON TOWNSEND
“Literary impressionism,” which is largely the use of onomatopoetic words, is a valuable factor in the artistic short story.
THREADS OF GREY AND GOLDMYRTLE REED
As we know, music is a language which may delineate actual occurrences by means of onomatopoetic sounds.
CRITICAL & HISTORICAL ESSAYSEDWARD MACDOWELL
Here belong also the onomatopoetic attempts of children, which are simply a sort of imitation.
THE MIND OF THE CHILD, PART IIW. PREYER
The use of onomatopoetic words, words whose sound signifies the sense, is so common that we seldom give it a thought.
RHYMES AND METERSHORATIO WINSLOW
In addition, as a number of tales are really onomatopoetic, an artistic effect is produced.
THE CENTRAL ESKIMOFRANZ BOAS
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO ONOMATOPOETIC

  • imitative
  • onomatopoeic
  • onomatopoeical
  • onomatopoetic
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