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

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borborygmus

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

eat_drink animal gas

growl

a low, guttural, menacing sound made by an animal, such as a bear

animal

grump

to growl, rumble. Grumpy: surly tempered, making inarticulate noises betokening displeasure

human

howler monkey

Howler monkeys are widely considered to be the loudest land animal. The main vocals consist of loud, deep guttural growls or "howls". Their vocalizations can be heard from 3 miles (4.8 km) away. It is hypothesized that the function of howling relates to intergroup spacing and territory protection, as well as possibly mate-guarding. more

yar

growling sound

animal


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