onomatopoeial

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onomatopoeial (comparative more onomatopoeial, superlative most onomatopoeial)

  1. (obsolete, rare) Of or pertaining to onomatopoeia.
    • 1880, “New Poems by John Payne (Newman & Co.)”, in The Academy and Literature[1], volume 17, London: Academy Publishing Company, page 153:
      But the technique of such work is irreproachable; the onomatopoeial sense of sound is most discriminative.