Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Pertaining to, characterized by, or of the nature of onomatopœia; representing the sound of the thing signified; imitative in speech.
- adj. Of or relating to onomatopoeia.
- adj. Having the property of onomatopoeia.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. Onomatopoetic.
- adj. (of words) formed in imitation of a natural sound
- adj. of or relating to or characterized by onomatopoeia
- From onomatopoeia + -ic. (Wiktionary)
“Building her account around key verbs, which she would both act out while she spoke and express in onomatopoeic rhythms and tones that (re) produced history even as she uttered it, Cufassane gave the impression that she was an expert potter even though she had never made a pot in her life.”
“The word is onomatopoeic, and he may in fact have coined it to distinguish his own impediment, for he is said to have had a kind of stammer or lisp.”
“Since the minute the goudou-goudou the onomatopoeic name locals give to the earthquake made the ground shake and groan, more than 230,000 people have died and about 1.5 million have lost their homes in Port-au-Prince and the nearby cities of Léogâne, Jacmel and Petit-Goâve.”
“The development of a ball made out of celluloid was a breakthrough, and led to the onomatopoeic baptism of the game.”
“Black-crowned night-heron, Nycticorax nycticorax (protonym, Ardea Nycticorax), also known as the American/common night heron, the quawk or quark (an onomatopoeic term) or simply as the night heron, photographed at Texas City Dike, Texas (USA).”
“A quick investigation reveals that a similar word, pengö (an onomatopoeic term for ringing or twanging), was the unit of currency in Hungary before the forint was introduced.”
“Occasionally em appears as an interjection, an onomatopoeic murmur equivalent to erm or um, while in HTML it italicizes text.”
“It's the Japanese onomatopoeic sound (what they hear) when you something that's soft and jiggly.”
“But if you've ever served a low Mass in the quiet of the early dawn, "the blessed mutter of the Mass" is almost onomatopoeic.”
“I came to Bud's music through Clifford Brown'sParisian Thoroughfare,an onomatopoeic rendition of a street scene of his adopted French hometown.”
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