Onomatopoeia

Vocabulary lesson 5

Onomatopoeia (defintion and parts of speech)

Onomatopoeia (noun) - A word that sounds like the thing it names.

Onomatopoeic (adjective), onomatopoetic (adjective) - Related to onomatopoeia

Synonyms, antonyms and two sentences

Synonyms

1) imitation

2) reflection

3) echo


Antonyms

1) opposite

2) difference

3) reverse


Sentences

1) Michael Rosen uses onomatopoeias throughout the book 'We are going on a bear hunt'.

2) Many people are incognizant of the fact that cliche is an onomatopoeia.

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Songs with Onomatopoeia