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Which of the following is an example of onomatopoeia?

Which of the following is an example of onomatopoeia?

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A. The truck winked at me
B. The cat was as mad as a tree
C. Lazy lizards lounge
D. Whisper, slap, smack I hear in the lunch room

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Asked by Marcpurcell, Last updated: Aug 02, 2020

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John Adney

John Adney

Answered Jun 26, 2017

Lazy, Lizards, Lounge is not an example of onomatoepia at all.....alliteration but not onomatoepia.

 

chiamakaclo

Chiamakaclo

Answered Jun 05, 2017

Jlloraine!!!! You are correct, this person who made this quiz obviously does not know what onomatopoeia is
 

John Adney

John Adney

Answered May 21, 2017

To be honest, this questions confuse me a bit as lazy lizards lounge cannot be considered as an onomatopoeia as lizards do not make that kind of a sound whereas whispers, slaps and smacks are the typical sounds that you might hear and should be considered as an onomatopoeia
 

Jlorraine

Jlorraine

Answered May 21, 2017

To be honest, this questions confuse me a bit as lazy lizards lounge cannot be considered as an onomatopoeia as lizards do not make that kind of a sound whereas whispers, slaps and smacks are the typical sounds that you might hear and should be considered as an onomatopoeia
 

John Smith

John Smith

Answered May 19, 2017

Lazy lizards lounge
 

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