Translation of "onomatopoeia" - English-Spanish dictionary

onomatopoeia

noun [ no plural ] 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

onomatopeya
onomatopoeic adjective uk /ˌɒn.əˌmæt.əˈpiː.ɪk/ us /ˌɑː.noʊˌmæt̬.oʊˈpiː.ɪk/

onomatopéyico
‘Pop’, ‘boom’, and ‘squelch’ are onomatopoeic words.

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

onomatopoeia

noun /ˌonəˌmætəˈpiːə/

the formation or use of words that sound like the things which they describe, for examplehiss’ sounds like a snake

onomatopeya
the use of onomatopoeia in poetry.
onomatopoeic adjective

onomatopéyico
onomatopoeic words.

(Translation of “onomatopoeia” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)