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onomatopoeia

on·o·mat·o·poe·ia

onomatopoeia

 
pronunciation:
a n ma t pi [or] a n ma t peI
features:
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part of speech: noun
definition: the formation or use of words whose sounds suggest the meanings of the words, such as "bang," "moo," or "jingle".
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derivations: onomatopoeic (adj.), onomatopoetic (adj.), onomatopoeically (adv.), onomatopoetically (adv.)
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