Onomatopoeia Dictionary
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A

achoo

sound of sneezing. More sneezing sounds

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ah-choo

sound of sneezing. More sneezing sounds

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argh

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

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atchoo

sound of sneezing. More sneezing sounds

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awk

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

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B

barf

vomiting, the sound made while vomiting. Also used a noun meaning "vomit"

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C

cough

to expel air noisily from the lungs, usually to expel fluids that resonate during breathing

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croup

throat-disease with a sharp, barking cough. imitative origin

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G

gag

to choke

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gak

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

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K

Kaaahhkkk

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

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kashl

(pronounced cashel)sound of a rattly, phlegmy cough

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L

lub-dub-lub-dub-lub-dub ...

Sound of a beating heart. This seems the most common spelling, used in medical texts. Also: dup-dup; ba bum; plop-plop; thud-thud; pop-pop; Sometimes the heart is said to throb and throb is also thought to have imitative origin. (Yahoo Answers, 1, 2)

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M

moan

1. long low inarticulate murmur, 2. (less common) word describing the sound of doves (as in "The moan of doves in immemorial elms" in the poem "Come Down, O Maid" by Alfred Lord Tennyson), 3. (less common) the sound of wind (in the poem "the night wind", by Eugene Field: "... For the wind will moan in its ruefullest tone:

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P

puke

to vomit, of imitative origin

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S

sneeze

to make an explosive noise to clear the nostrils, probably of imitative origin, see also atchoo

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U

ugh

1. sound of coughing, 2. used to indicate the sound of a cough or grunt or to express disgust or horror

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W

wheeze

to breathe with difficulty usually with a whistling sound

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whooping cough

an infection of the respiratory system caused by the bacterium Bordetella pertussis (or B. pertussis). It's characterized by severe coughing spells that end in a "whooping" sound when the person breathes in

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