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imitative

(adjective) (Of words) Formed in imitation of a natural sound.

Synonyms: echoic, onomatopoeic

Usage: Onomatopoeic words like "buzz" and "murmur" are imitative of the noises they describe.
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imitative
Definition: (adjective) (Of words) Formed in imitation of a natural sound.
Synonyms: echoic, onomatopoeic
Usage: Onomatopoeic words like "buzz" and "murmur" are imitative of the noises they describe.
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im·i·ta·tive (ĭm′ĭ-tā′tĭv)
adj.
1. Of or involving imitation.
2. Not original; derivative.
3. Tending to imitate.
4. Onomatopoeic.
im′i·ta′tive·ly adv.
im′i·ta′tive·ness n.
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
imitative (ˈɪmɪtətɪv)
adj
1. imitating or tending to imitate or copy
2. characterized by imitation
3. copying or reproducing the features of an original, esp in an inferior manner: imitative painting.
4. (Linguistics) another word for onomatopoeic
ˈimitatively adv
ˈimitativeness n
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
im•i•ta•tive (ˈɪm ɪˌteɪ tɪv)

adj.
1. imitating; copying; given to imitation.
2. of, pertaining to, or characterized by imitation.
3. made in imitation of something; counterfeit.
4. onomatopoeic.
[1575–85; < Late Latin]
im′i•ta`tive•ly, adv.
im′i•ta`tive•ness, n.

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imitative

Definition: (adjective) (Of words) Formed in imitation of a natural sound.
Synonyms: echoic, onomatopoeic
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