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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Noun- A word imitative in origin.

Usage examples (3)
  • We will not mention her last, for it is an enormous and unpronounceable onomatope.
  • A recent praiseworthy study of onomatopes in the Japanese language has been made by Mr. Aston, who defines an onomatope as "the artistic representation of an...
  • You were using it as an onomatope. for more
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