Onomatopoeia Dictionary
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Crack, rattle, crunch

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claque

(possibly of imitative origin) organized body of hired applauders

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clatter

to make a rattling sound

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crack

to make a sharp short noise

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crackle

1. To make a succession of slight sharp snapping noises: a fire crackling in the wood stove. 2. To show liveliness, energy, or intensity: a book that crackles with humor. 3. To become covered with a network of fine cracks; craze. v.tr. 1. To crush (paper, for example) with sharp snapping sounds. 2. To cause (china, for example) to become covered with a network of fine cracks.
in the media: Snap, Crackle, and Pop are the cartoon mascots of Kellogg's breakfast cereal Rice Krispies. They are named after the sound rice krispies make when they are dropped in a bowl of milk

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crash

to dash to pieces, or the noise produced by it

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creak

a harsh cry, sound of a rusty gate hinge, to speak stridently or querulously, or to make a shrill grating noise

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cricket

name of chirping insect, grasshopper

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crinkle

to make a soft crackling sound, rustle

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crunch

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

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F

flicker

1. to flutter, hover, vibrate 2. bird species name, see northern flicker

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frou-frou

rustling, like silk dresses do

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J

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 ..."

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K

kashl

(pronounced cashel)sound of a rattly, phlegmy cough

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kirik

sound of breaking metal ("Misoso: Once Upon a Time Tales from Africa", by Verna Aardema)

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R

racket

disturbance, uproar

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raspberry

short for raspberry tart, rhyming slang for fart: a sound of contempt made by protruding the tongue between the lips and expelling air forcibly to produce a vibration; broadly : an expression of disapproval or contempt. Also "rasp", "razz" or "Bronx cheer". As in "blowing a raspberry", "making a Bronx cheer". Ref: thesneeze , wikipedia.

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rattle

1. rapid succession of short sharp sounds, 2. an instrument that makes a rattling noise

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rumble

to make a low heavy continuous sound

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rustle

to give forth a succession of light crisp sounds

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scratch

to tear or mark a surface with something sharp or jagged

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screech

1. a high shrill piercing cry usually expressing pain or terror, 2. the high pitched sound the tires of a car make when it turns at high speed

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scritch

a screech

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scrunch

to make a crunching sound, to crush or crunch, or to crumple or squeeze

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skirl

to make a shrill sound

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skrrreeek

sound of nails on a blackboard (ref)

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snap

1. to make a cracking sound, eg. snapping your fingers, or a camera making a photo (sound of the shutter). in the media: Snap, Crackle, and Pop are the cartoon mascots of Kellogg's breakfast cereal Rice Krispies. They are named after the sound rice krispies make when they are dropped in a bowl of milk 2. the "sound" of someone's pride being hurt. this is another example of "non-auditory onomatopoeia". other examples: bling bling, yoink and shiiin

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squelch

1. to strike or press with crushing force; crush down; squash. 2. to put down, suppress, or silence, as with a crushing retort or argument. 3. to make a splashing sound. 4. to tread heavily in water, mud, wet shoes, etc., with such a sound.

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squish

to squeeze, squash

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strident

making a harsh noise

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thisshig rrrerrk

sounds coming out of the loudspeaker in the subway during an important announcement (ref)

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