Written Sound
Onomatopoeia Dictionary
Words that sound like the thing they mean: Imitative words. From the Greek "onoma" (name) and "poiein" (to make)


Sound uttered by person choking. Also: awk, gasp, gak

disease eat_drink pain


Sound uttered by a person choking. Also gak, argh, gasp

disease eat_drink pain human animal


the rumbling sound produced by the movement of gas through the intestines of animals, including humans. Stomach growling.

eat_drink animal gas


the act of belching

human human eat_drink


to chew noisily. Find more chewing noises

human eat_drink


to chew noisily. also: cham. Find more chewing noises


to chew or bite something. Find more chewing noises

human eat_drink animal

Chrrrick chrrrick chrrrick chrrrrick

Putting butter on toast with a knife. From the children's book Squeak, Rumble, Whomp Whomp Womp. Wynton Marsalis & Paul Rogers, 2012 Candlewick Press

metal eat_drink


1. to chew with a noisy crackling sound, 2. to crush, grind, or tread noisily. Find more chewing noises

human eat_drink animal crack


1. blowing on hot soup 2. flatulence (fart) 3. air running out of a tire

gas air eat_drink automotive food


1. A hissing or bubbling sound. 2. Effervescence.3. An effervescent / carbonated beverage
"plop, plop, fizz, fizz" used to be the slogan in Alka Seltzer commercials for many years. 4. 2. informal ( often foll by out ) to fail or die out, esp after a promising start. Also spelled as fizzle

explosion gas liquid eat_drink water


to choke

human disease eat_drink animal


Sound uttered by a person choking. Also: argh, awk, gasp

disease pain eat_drink


sound something liquidy and unappetizing hitting a dinner plate

human eat_drink


sound of swallowing a drink

human eat_drink


to bite persistently

human eat_drink animal


to swallow greedily or rapidly in large amounts. e.g. "she gulps down a whole mug of coffee".

human eat_drink


spasm of the respiratory organs accompanied by a resonant gasping noise. Also: hiccough

human eat_drink


Sound of a cat coughing up a hairball. More cat sounds

animal eat_drink disease cat vocalization


to drink, lick with the tongue

human animal liquid eat_drink water


to chew steadily. Find more chewing noises

human eat_drink animal

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


spitting out something solid such as a cherry pit ("Garfield", Jim Davis)

eat_drink animal


to behave (feed) in a careless noisy fashion

human eat_drink animal


to make a sucking noise while eating or drinking

human eat_drink animal


to draw air audibly up the nose especially for smelling

human eat_drink animal gas


the sound of a pie hitting someone in the face (Garfield (Jim Davis) comic)

eat_drink movement liquid water food wet


spitting out a mouthful of liquid ("Garfield", Jim Davis)

eat_drink movement liquid water


1. to spit out or spray particles of saliva or food from the mouth in noisy bursts, 2. to spit out words or sounds in an excited or confused manner, 3. to make sporadic spitting or popping sounds

eat_drink liquid water wet

suru suru

sound of noodles being sucked (manga)

human eat_drink


Sound of a canine syphoning drink from high-velocity hydropneumatic system, or sprinkler. Also: Wharrgarbl. Example, KnowYourMeme. Thanks, Joshua!

Animal liquid eat_drink water dog jet spray mouth


sound of a cat eating wet food (ref). More cat sounds

cat animal eatdrink food vocalization


exclamation expressing disgust

human eat_drink


exclamation expressing disgust. Sometimes "yuck yuck" is used as the sound of laughter, but for that "yuk yuk" is used more often

human laughter eat_drink


highly attractive or pleasing, exclamation to express joy derived from the prospect of eating tasty food

human eat_drink

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