Onomatopoeia Dictionary

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jabber

to talk fast and indistinctly, imitative origin

human

jangle

to make a harsh metallic sound, or to cause to make a harsh discordant sound

metal

jar

1. harsh sound, 2. the sound of guns (in the poem "Lepanto" by G. K. Chesterton: "...For he heard drums groaning and he heard guns jar ..."

weapon crack hard_hit explosion

jee je je jeee

(automotive) clutch release bearing on the way out. Cartalk

engine automotive

jingle

1. to make a light clinking or tinkling metallic sound, 2. to rhyme or sound in a catchy repetitious manner 3. brief musical tune to mark the beginning of a show or segment of a show

metal music

jug

sound of palm-muted power chords on an electric guitar. used in playing "air-guitar". often repetitive (jug jug jug - jug jug jug), typical of the musical style. as in Foo Fighters - "One by One". see also: neow, whockah, bwow-chcka-bwow

music

jump

to move or be moved off the ground. Possibly imitative of the sound of feet coming into contact with ground when landing

animal movement


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