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Examples of Onomatopoeia

We have compiled a list of over 300 distinct Onomatopoeia examples.


Definition of Onomatopoeia: a word whose sound imitates the noise or action it represents.

Onomatopoeia starting with the letter A

  • abrakadabra
  • achoo
  • ahem
  • argh

Onomatopoeia starting with the letter B

  • baa
  • babble
  • bah
  • bam
  • bang
  • banged
  • banging
  • bark
  • bash
  • bashed
  • bashing
  • bawl
  • bawled
  • bawling
  • beep
  • beeped
  • beeping
  • belch
  • belched
  • belching
  • bing
  • blab
  • blabbed
  • blabbing
  • blag
  • blang
  • blare
  • blared
  • blaring
  • blast
  • bleat
  • bloop
  • blubber
  • blurt
  • blurted
  • blurting
  • boing
  • boink
  • bong
  • bonk
  • bonked
  • bonking
  • boo
  • boohoo
  • boom
  • bowwow
  • brush
  • bubble
  • bump
  • bumped
  • bumping
  • burp
  • buzz
  • buzzed
  • buzzing

Onomatopoeia starting with the letter C

  • carambah
  • caw
  • chatter
  • chirp
  • chitchat
  • chomp
  • choo
  • choochoo
  • chug
  • clack
  • clang
  • clanged
  • clanging
  • clank
  • clanked
  • clanking
  • clap
  • clapped
  • clapping
  • clash
  • clatter
  • clattered
  • clattering
  • click
  • clink
  • clop
  • clout
  • cluck
  • clunk
  • cockadoodledoo
  • cough
  • crack
  • crackle
  • crash
  • creak
  • creaking
  • crisp
  • croak
  • crumple
  • crunch
  • crunching
  • cuckoo

Onomatopoeia starting with the letter D

  • ding
  • dingdong
  • doink
  • dong
  • drip
  • drop
  • drum
  • drumming

Onomatopoeia starting with the letter E

  • echo
  • eek
  • eew

Onomatopoeia starting with the letter F

  • fizz
  • flash
  • flick
  • flicker
  • flip
  • flop
  • flush
  • flutter

Onomatopoeia starting with the letter G

  • gallop
  • gargle
  • gasp
  • giggle
  • gloop
  • gong
  • grind
  • groan
  • growl
  • grrr
  • grumble
  • grunt
  • gulp
  • gurgle
  • gurgled
  • gurgling
  • gush

Onomatopoeia starting with the letter H

  • hack
  • hah
  • haha
  • hiccup
  • hiss
  • hmm
  • hmph
  • hohoho
  • holler
  • honk
  • hubbub
  • huh
  • hum
  • humming
  • hurrah
  • hush

Onomatopoeia starting with the letter I

  • icky
  • itch

Onomatopoeia starting with the letter J

  • jangle
  • jingle
  • jollop

Onomatopoeia starting with the letter K

  • kaboom
  • kerplunk
  • klank
  • knock

Onomatopoeia starting with the letter L

  • laughing

Onomatopoeia starting with the letter M

  • meow
  • mew
  • miew
  • moan
  • moo
  • mumble
  • munch
  • murmur

Onomatopoeia starting with the letter N

  • neigh

Onomatopoeia starting with the letter O

  • oink
  • oooooh
  • ooze
  • ouch
  • ow

Onomatopoeia starting with the letter P

  • patter
  • peep
  • peeyew
  • phew
  • ping
  • pingpong
  • pitter
  • pitterpatter
  • plok
  • plop
  • plunk
  • pong
  • poof
  • pop
  • popped
  • popping
  • pow

Onomatopoeia starting with the letter Q

  • quack
  • quiver

Onomatopoeia starting with the letter R

  • ratatat
  • ratchet
  • rattle
  • regurgitate
  • ribbit
  • ring
  • rip
  • roar
  • roared
  • roaring
  • rrrinngg
  • rumble
  • rustle
  • rustled
  • rustling

Onomatopoeia starting with the letter S

  • scream
  • screech
  • screeched
  • screeching
  • shatter
  • sheesh
  • shines
  • shiver
  • shock
  • shoosh
  • shudder
  • shuffle
  • shush
  • sigh
  • sizzle
  • sizzled
  • sizzling
  • slam
  • slap
  • slash
  • slop
  • slurp
  • slurping
  • smack
  • smash
  • smooch
  • smooth
  • snap
  • snick
  • sniff
  • snip
  • snort
  • sob
  • spark
  • splash
  • splat
  • splatter
  • squelch
  • squish
  • static
  • stomp
  • swat
  • sweep
  • swish
  • switch
  • swoop
  • swoosh

Onomatopoeia starting with the letter T

  • throb
  • throbbing
  • thud
  • thump
  • thumped
  • thumpin
  • thunder
  • thunk
  • thwap
  • tick
  • ticking
  • tictoc
  • ting
  • tinkle
  • tiptoe
  • toink
  • tong
  • tremble
  • tsktsk
  • tug
  • twang
  • tweet

Onomatopoeia starting with the letter V

  • vroom
  • vroomvroom

Onomatopoeia starting with the letter W

  • waaa
  • waahhh
  • wahh
  • wallop
  • warble
  • whack
  • whallop
  • wham
  • whee
  • wheeze
  • whimper
  • whine
  • whiney
  • whip
  • whipped
  • whir
  • whirr
  • whirl
  • whisper
  • whispers
  • whispered
  • whispering
  • whistle
  • whiz
  • whizz
  • whoa
  • whoop
  • whooped
  • whoosh
  • whop
  • wizz
  • woof

Onomatopoeia starting with the letter Y

  • yank
  • yap
  • yell
  • yelped
  • yikes
  • yip

Onomatopoeia starting with the letter Z

  • zap
  • zigzag
  • zing
  • zip
  • zipper
  • zoom
  • zzz
  • zzzz





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