Definition of Onomatopy

1. n. Onomatopœia.

Definition of Onomatopy

1. Noun. (obsolete form of onomatopoeia) ¹

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Medical Definition of Onomatopy

1. The formation of words in imitation of sounds; a figure of speech in which the sound of a word is imitative of the sound of the thing which the word represents; as, the buzz of bees; the hiss of a goose; the crackle of fire. It has been maintained by some philologist that all primary words, especially names, were formed by imitation of natural sounds. Origin: L, fr. Gr., a name + to make. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Onomatopy

onomatopeia
onomatopeias
onomatopeic
onomatopes
onomatophobia
onomatopies
onomatopoeia
onomatopoeiae
onomatopoeias
onomatopoeic
onomatopoeical
onomatopoeically
onomatopoetic
onomatopoetically
onomatopoiesis
onomatopy (current term)
onomatopœical
onomatopœiæ
onomomancy
onondagas
onoratoite
onos
onpass
onramp
onramps
onreg'lar
onrush
onrushes
onrushing
onry

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