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

Top keywords human  laughter  animal  bird  hit  hard hit  explosion  weapon  movement  tone  music

bllgh blllgggh blllllgggghh

(automotive) sound of boiling coolant Cartalk

engine automotive liquid water

bwwob bwwwobbubwub

Sound of a car engine low on coolant Cartalk

automotive engine

chitter

to twitter or chatter (high-pitched sounds), like a bird, or raccoon

animal bird

coo

bird , characteristic note of doves and pigeons

animal bird

cuckcoo

cuckoo, bird species Cuculus Canorus, named by its cry. Also, a type of clock named after the bird. link1 (bird), link2 (clock)

animal bird

om nom nom

vocal sound produced while chewing big bites of something tasty in a hurry, like the way Sesame Street's cookie monster eats (end of clip). Here's another example. Find more chewing noises

eat_drink animal

ruh-roh

First used by Astro on the cartoon The Jetsons and later by Scooby-Doo in the Scooby-Doo cartoon series; both characters are dogs who speak broken English with the insertion of many r's. Wiktionary

human animal


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