"onomatopoetic" in the adjective sense
1. onomatopoeic, onomatopoetic
of or relating to or characterized by onomatopoeia
2. echoic, imitative, onomatopoeic, onomatopoeical, onomatopoetic
of words) formed in imitation of a natural sound
"onomatopoeic words are imitative of noises"
"it was independently developed in more than one place as an onomatopoetic term"- Harry Hoijer
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