Fun Fridays: “Onomatopoeic”


“Onomatopoeic”? It’s a real word!

From the root word, “onomatopoeia”, Oxford defines it as “the formation of a word from a sound associated with what is named e.g cuckoo, sizzle” .

Familiar? That’s because we’ve been using some of them even before we know they’re called onomatopoeic words! Check out 10 Common Words You had No Idea Were Onomatopoeias

And don’t forget 101 Examples of Onomatopoeia in Sentences   for more fun reading.

Later, here’s a challenge: read a book with an onomatopoeia in its title 🙂


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