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Onomatopoeia

"Onomatopoeia" is a term used for words that sound like the thing they're describing.

Examples of Onomatopoeia

Here are our favorite onomatopoeic words:

  • Boop
  • Buzz
  • Thud
  • Plop
  • Slosh
  • Gurgle
  • Bam
  • Clink
  • Swoosh
  • Whizz
  • Swish
  • Meow
  • Moo
  • Purr
  • Quack
  • Murmur

What are you waiting for? Get out there and start writing sounds!

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