Writing Sounds

Writing Sounds

Cawokey-dokeytwang
Clunkom nom nom (chewing)uh-huh
cock-a-doodle-dooOof!um
Cooooh-ha!unf
Duhooh-la-launh-unh; no sirree
Eayah! (what you yell during karate class)ooky (yuck)Vo-dee-o-do! (pleasure)
eee-aaaah – donkey (immitating a donkey)oomphvroom
eeeshhh!Ooowahoo!
Eeyoreooone, twooo, threeewarble
EhOooweee!wehee
ooo-yeah!whack
Erow, ouchwhiff
ewpfft!whirr
FART: brrt, braaah, phhhhhhrt, pff, prrrt, poot, ppppppwwarrrrppppp, verrrrrrrrrnnnnnntttttt, hooooooooooonk.phewwhoa
Fiddle-dee-deephoey!whomp
Fizzpitapat pitapatwhonk (He blew his nose, whonk, whonk!)
flump pizzazzwhoop
froufroupoofwhoopee
gagapreeeowwhoopee, whoop-de-doo
gakPrrr, purrwhoops / woops
gee, gees, gee-whizpshaw!whoosh
glug, glug, glugpsstwhop
grrr psst! (come here, secretively)wizz
grumph ptooey (spitting something out)woo woo
hehpuckuck (chicken)woof
Herrr-wee-err (what a Didgeridoo says)ra ra, raawuh-uh-uh-uh (no, no, no)
hip-hip-hurrahratatattat / rat-tat-tatYadda
hmmrawr!yap
hmph, hmpf/ humph/ humpfribbitYawp, yep, yup
horoo-cooyay, as in yay big—and—yay, as in hurray
ho-humruffYeeha, yeehaw, yee-haw, Yipee-kie-ay
hoosarumphyelp
hootsheeshyip
huhShh! shush; shushingyo-ho, yoo-hoo
hunhshishyoink
hurrahshooyoo-hoo?

OTHER SOUND WORDS

Boink / boingGwuf, gwuf, gwuf (walking in wet shoes)
Bok Bagok  (what a chicken says)Kaboom (a noisy cereal); ka-boom;
Br-r-ring!; bringg bringg (sound of ringing telephone); kerrangKachunk (when an idea falls into place)
Bwak / bwok (hit)Kapow (a cartoon sound of getting hit with a brick)
Bweee (electric power tone) Kersmitch (stomping on a flaming bag of cow poop)
Bwow-chcka-bwow (music)Kurplunck, kerplunk
Cha-ching (a small cash register); ka-ching;Poit (a popping cork sound)
Clicketty-clack Ricky Ricky Ricky (imitating scratching a record)
Clip Clop  (horses hooves); klipitiklop;Thwip (an arrow going into a straw target); Thwack (an arrow with a message attached hitting your chest)
Clonk  (another concussion sound)Vdddrrr (the sound of a dentist drill)
Digga Digga or Jigga (the echoey sound of a diving board)Weeeoooeee, woo-woo-woo,  eeeoooeeeooo! (siren)
Whap (a quick mild slap to the head)

 

DRUMMING: berloque, bombination, rumbling; tattoo; dingdong; tantara; rataplan; whirr; ratatat; rubadub; pitapat; quaver, clutter, charivari, racket; cuckoo; repetition; peal of bells, devil’s tattoo; reverberation. VERB: roll, drum, rumble, rattle, clatter, patter, clack; bombinate., hum, trill, shake; chime, peal, toll; tick, beat., drum in the ear, din in the ear.

Written by The UnNovelist
The Unnovelist