Words whose sound and meaning are connected

I’ve been thinking about words we sometimes use that seem to convey their meaning by the way they sound when spoken. Words like: Blotchy Gruel Spastic Sibilant Amok Moist Grunt Twinkle These are not quite the same as onomatopoeia. I’m sure there is a formal term for them but I can’t think of it rightContinue reading “Words whose sound and meaning are connected”