The ONOMATOPOEIA


Now, what is an ONOMATOPOEIA?

Basically, an onomatopoeia is a word which imitates a noise or action.

For example, this sentence:
"The fly buzzed past" , the word "buzzed" is a word which sounds like a fly flying. So it is an example of an onomatopoeia.

Another example of the onomatopoeia is this: "He clattered and clanged as he washed the dishes", where "clattered" and "clanged" are onomatopoeic since they imitate the actual sounds.

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