onomatopoeically
adverb see onomatopoeia

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • onomatopoeically — onomatopoeia ► NOUN 1) the formation of a word from a sound associated with what is named (e.g. cuckoo, sizzle). 2) the use of such words for rhetorical effect. DERIVATIVES onomatopoeic adjective onomatopoeically adverb. ORIGIN Greek onomatopoiia …   English terms dictionary

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  • onomatopoeically — on·o·mat·o·poe·i·cal·ly …   English syllables

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