Sounds and Words: Onomatopoeia List – PART II (Inanimate Objects)

Sounds and Words - Onomatopoeia List - PART II (Inanimate Objects)

Last Sunday, I told you what onomatopoeia is and gave you a list of words that could be used to describe the sounds humans and animals make; today, I’m going to present a similar list, but with sounds inanimate objects make.

  • Bam
  • Bang
  • Beep
  • Blare
  • Bling
  • Bloop
  • Boing
  • Boink
  • Boom
  • Bubble
  • Bump
  • Choo-choo
  • Clang
  • Clank
  • Clash
  • Clatter
  • Click
  • Clickety-clack
  • Clink
  • Clunk
  • Crash
  • Creak
  • Crunch
  • Ding
  • Ding-dong
  • Drip
  • Drizzle
  • Fizz
  • Fizzle
  • Flick
  • Flutter
  • Fwoosh
  • Gurgle
  • Jangle
  • Jingle
  • Ka-boom
  • Knock
  • Ooze
  • Ping pong
  • Pitter-patter
  • Plink
  • Plop
  • Pop
  • Pow
  • Rattle
  • Ring
  • Rumble
  • Rustle
  • Screech
  • Sizzle
  • Slap
  • Slash
  • Smash
  • Snip
  • Splash
  • Splatter
  • Splish
  • Splosh
  • Squeak
  • Squelch
  • Swish
  • Swoosh
  • Thud
  • Thump
  • Thwack
  • Tic-toc
  • Vroom
  • Whack
  • Wham
  • Whir
  • Whizz
  • Whoop
  • Whoosh
  • Zap
  • Zing
  • Zip
  • Zoom

I hope the two lists will be useful to you!

If you are interested in onomatopoeia, check out WrittenSound.com.

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