Onomatopoeia literally means �the name of sound I make�. Onomatopoeic words are imitations of the sounds made by objects or animals. This would include words such as achoo, sizzle, or clang.

What are some other examples of these words to use in your writing? I have given some examples below of sound words that begin with the letters A-C, but I�m sure these are only the tip of the iceberg.

Words That Make Noise A-C

Lisa Binion
Fiction Writing