Weegy: ONOMATOPOEIA refers to words which sound very similar to the actual sound they make example: hum, or buzz, or hiss, [ or clank.
An onomatopoeia (sometimes written as onomatopœia) ( pronunciation (US) (help·info), from the Greek ???µat?p???a; ???µa for "name" and p???? for "I make", adjectival form: "onomatopoeic" or "onomatopoetic") is a word that phonetically imitates or suggests the source of the sound that it ... (More)