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Onomatopoeia is a word that describes what it sounds like. The word 'bark' for instance is considered pnomatopoeic.

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Nicki Minaj's, "Super Bass"
The Lyrics:
Boom-ba-doom-boom-boom-ba-doom-boom-boom
Yeah, that's that super bass
Why:
That's the sound of a bass, or as Nicki compares it, a heartbeat
Submitted by: Ariana Grande Mocha Swirl
Eurythmics', "There Must Be An Angel (Playing With My Heart)"
The Lyrics:
I walk into an empty room
And suddenly my heart goes boom
Why:
"Boom" as in the the sound of an explosion, which would describe the feeling Annie's heart sounded like to her.
Submitted by: Sheila Oh
Bob Hope And Marilyn Maxwell's, "Silver Bells"
The Lyrics:
Ring-a-ling! Hear them ring.
Why:
The song is called "Silver Bells", so it would suggest that "ring-a-ling" is the sound of a bell ringing.
Submitted by: Santa's Hurter
Charli XCX's, "Boom Clap"
The Lyrics:
Boom! Boom! Boom! Clap!
Why:
These are the sounds of a thunderstorm.
Submitted by: Sheila Oh
The Archies 's, "Bang-Shang-A-Lang"
The Lyrics:
My heart went bang-shang-a-lang, bang-shang-a-lang.
Why:
How it feels when you're falling for someone!
Submitted by: Bob
Jessie J's, "Bang Bang"
The Lyrics:
Bang bang there goes your heart
Why:
"Bang bang" is the sound of a car's engine backfiring
Submitted by: Isac
Zebrahead's, "I'm Money"
The Lyrics:
Don't try to hang cuz I'm out with a big bang.
Why:
"bang" is an explosion sound.
Submitted by: RevengeFromMars YouTube
Eve 6's, "Superhero Girl"
The Lyrics:
She pulls dyed black hair back and sighs
Why:
"sigh" imitates the sound of sighing
Submitted by: RevengeFromMars YouTube
Eve 6's, "Sunset Strip Bitch"
The Lyrics:
Gives an extra squirt of shine for sheen and smiles as he says
Why:
"squirt" is the sound a spray bottle makes
Submitted by: RevengeFromMars YouTube
The Red Hot Chili Peppers', "Sir Psycho Sexy"
The Lyrics:
Calling up a little girl with a bull whip
Lickety split go snap "snap"
Why:
Snap is the sound a whip makes.
Submitted by: RevengeFromMars YouTube

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