onomatopoetic onomatopoetic

Definition(s):

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

Usage(s):

  1. Few composers have ever approached Germany's great, white-haired Richard Strauss in making music onomatopoetic.
  2. Such onomatopoetic creations should be judged by their success rather than by the dictionaries.
  3. Finally, its onomatopoetic quality has much to recommend it.

News

  • Some Guy Made His Own 'Star Wars' Sound Effects

    Quality sound effects can make a great movie even greater YouTube user Hudson Hongo redubbed Star Wars , replacing the original sound effects with his own onomatopoetic version. Now Star Wars fans can enjoy the battle between Darth Vader and Obi-Wan Kenobi with plenty of beeps, boops and pew-pews filling in for the original sound See also: 30 'Star Wars' Facts You Didn't Know Even without its ...
    on April 24, 2014     Source: Mashable

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