Noun: Onomatopoeia (ah-nuh-mah-tuh-PEE-uh)
1. The naming of a thing or action by a vocal imitation of the sound associated with it (buzz, hiss)
2. The use of words whose sound suggests the same.
Sample sentence: Bam, pow, crash and other words created by onomatopoeia flashed on the screen throughout the show’s fight scenes.