onomatopoeic onomatopoeic


  1. (adj) of or relating to or characterized by onomatopoeia
  2. (adj) (of words) formed in imitation of a natural sound


  1. With its premium on delicate skill and its onomatopoeic name implying an interplay of initiative and response.
  2. It's an onomatopoeic word, the pero coming from the slang pero-pero, which means to lick.
  3. Armageddon is a fine, thumping word, almost onomatopoeic in its evocation of finality.


  • A Postmodern Account of Cruel and Unusual Torture in China

    The Chinese photojournalist Du Bin, who was released in July after a month’s detention by police, has published online a book he wrote years ago detailing torture in China. It consists of poems, a painting, onomatopoeic designs, and descriptions of … The post A Postmodern Account of Cruel and Unusual Torture in China appeared first on The Epoch Times .
    on August 16, 2013     Source: The Epoch Times


  1. "Think of the words that have crept into the language - nebbish, schlumpy - there's an onomatopoeic silliness to them," Reiner said.
    on Jan 7, 2008 By: Carl Reiner Source: Sun-Sentinel.com

  2. "It's onomatopoeic. It sounds exactly what it is," says Billy Connolly, who appears in the film.
    on Feb 13, 2009 By: Billy Connolly Source: Times Online

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