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Onomantical
onomastic
onomastically
onomastician
onomasticon
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Onomatechny
onomatologist
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onomatomania
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onomatopoeia
onomatopoeical
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onomatopoeic definitions

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

adj
1: of or relating to or characterized by onomatopoeia [syn: onomatopoeic, onomatopoetic]
2: (of words) formed in imitation of a natural sound; "onomatopoeic words are imitative of noises"; "it was independently developed in more than one place as an onomatopoetic term"- Harry Hoijer [syn: echoic, imitative, onomatopoeic, onomatopoeical, onomatopoetic] [ant: nonechoic]

Merriam Webster's

adjective see onomatopoeia

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Onomatopoeic On`o*mat`o*p[oe]"ic, a. Onomatopoetic. --Whitney.

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

Onomatopoeic words sound like the noise they refer to. 'Hiss', 'buzz', and 'rat-a-tat-tat' are examples of onomatopoeic words. (TECHNICAL) ADJ

Moby Thesaurus

apish, conjugate, delineatory, depictive, derivative, echoic, embodying, emulative, etymologic, figurative, graphic, ideographic, illustrational, illustrative, imitative, incarnating, lexical, lexicographic, lexicologic, lexigraphic, limning, mimetic, mimic, mimish, onomastic, onomatologic, onomatopoetic, paronymic, paronymous, personifying, pictographic, pictorial, portraying, representational, representative, representing, simulative, symbolizing, typifying, vivid



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