Onomatopoeia Dictionary
Words that sound like the thing they refer to: Imitative words

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boop

A light tap or bump on the nose in a cute way. This word is an ideophone, meaning that it evokes the idea of sound to describe phenomena that do not necessarily have sound. While not technically onomatopoeia, it is used like onomatopoeia. know your meme

animal body meme

rataplan

Word imitating the sound of the side-drum and used for music pieces, especially in opera, of a military-march character.

music

tack, tack, tack

sound of thin high heels or pumps. also: tap, tap, tap

walking human

tap

to strike lightly

light_hit

tick

a light rhythmic audible tap or beat

light_hit music


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