Answered By: Writing Center
Last Updated: Nov 10, 2015     Views: 11

An onomatopoeia is a word that sounds like the sound it defines. They are most often used in stories or poems because of their descriptive sounds. Here are some common onomatopoeias. Try saying them aloud to test if they make the sounds that they define!

Bang!

Pow!

Kapow!

Buzz
 

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