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).
YOU: I think I can. I think I can. I think can. Choo-choo. Wah wah.
ME: You’re not a train. Get back in the house! Put your pants on! Give me that conductor’s hat! You’re a disgrace.
YOU: Alllllll aboard! Next stop Rehab City. Allllllll aboard!
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Definition courtesy of “Silva Rhetoricae” (rhetoric.byu.edu)