Onomatopoeia Dictionary
Words that sound like the thing they refer to: Imitative words

human  laughter  pain  eating, drinking  animal  hit  hard hit  light hit  explosion  weapon  metal  engine  automotive  movement  weather  liquid  gas  crack  tone  music

chug

a dull explosive sound made by or as if by a laboring engine

engine

chug chugchug chugchug mmmoooosh

sound of a steamroller (Diggers go by Steve Light. All caps in the book chug chugchug chugchug MMMMOOOOSH)

engine equipment road

chugGA chugga chugga chugGA chugga chugga CHOO CHOOOOOOO

steam engine or train. from this book:
Trans go, by Steve Light
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machine movement


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