Onomatopoeia

What does it mean?

Definition

Onomatopoeia means a word that describes a sound such as splat for when something hits the ground.

Poem with an Onomatopoeia (all onomatopoeias are highlighted)

Todd Rundgren, "Onomatopoeia"

"Onomatopoeia every time I see ya

My senses tell me hubba

I get a feeling in my heart that I can't describe. . .

It's sort of whack, whir, wheeze, whine

Sputter, splat, squirt, scrape

Clink, clank, clunk, clatter

Crash, bang, beep, buzz

Ring, rip, roar, retch

Twang, toot, tinkle, thud

Pop, plop, plunk, pow

Snort, snuck, sniff, smack

Screech, splash, squish, squeakJingle, rattle, squeal, boing

Honk, hoot, hack, belch."