Definitions for onomatopoetic
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of or relating to or characterized by onomatopoeia
echoic, imitative, onomatopoeic, onomatopoeical, onomatopoetic(adj)
(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
; concerning or characterized by onomatopoeia.
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