Translation of "onomatopoeia" - English-Spanish dictionary

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)