Translation of "onomatopoeia" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

onomatopoeia

noun [ U ] uk /ˌɒn.əˌmæt.əˈpiː.ə/ us /ˌɑː.noʊˌmæt̬.oʊˈpiː.ə/ specialized

the act of creating or using words that include sounds that are similar to the noises the words refer to

拟声法;拟声词,象声词
onomatopoeic adjective uk /ˌɒn.əˌmæt.əˈpiː.ɪk/ us /ˌɑː.noʊˌmæt̬.oʊˈpiː.ɪk/

"Pop", "boom", and "squelch" are onomatopoeic words. pop,boom 和 squelch 都是拟声词。

(Translation of “onomatopoeia” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)