Daily Archives: November 13, 2007

Onomatopoeia

Onomatopoeia (on-o-mat-o-pee’-a): Using or inventing a word whose sound imitates that which it names (the union of phonetics and semantics).

The Cheese Doodles bag kroowooshed when he opened it.

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Definition courtesy of “Silva Rhetoricae” (rhetoric.byu.edu)