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Definition of 'onomatopoetic'


  1. of or relating to or characterized by onomatopoeia
       Synonyms: onomatopoeic
  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
       Synonyms: echoic imitative onomatopoeic onomatopoeical
       Antonyms: nonechoic

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