Learn Funny English words for Everyday sounds

source: Learn English with Let's Talk     2017年5月31日

Click: Have you ever ordered anything online at the click of a mouse? I ordered online proofreading services with the click of a mouse..

Zip!: What’s a zip? You’re never ready until you dress is fastened. ZIP and then you’re finally ready.

Tweet – It’s an amazing feeling when I wake up to the tweet of the birds outside my bedroom window…

Twitter – to utter a succession of small, tremulous sounds, as a bird. The social media website is called after the sound of bird’s twitter.

Sizzle: Sound produced when the meat or the veggies are roasted over open hearth/ open fire.
The steaks sizzled on the barbecue.

Fizzle: I dropped the medicine into the glass and it fizzled until it dissolved.

Murmur: He murmured the words, “I’m sorry,” but I didn’t believe he really was.

Gargle: I gargled the mouthwash as the dentist had instructed.
Please do not gargle with your water like that; drink it properly.

Kerplunk: As she sat in the chair, kerplunk it collapsed.

Vroom: There was a loud vroom as he revived the engine.

Gobble: I gobbled down my food as quickly as I could so that I could go and join my class.

Moan: I took her shopping but she moaned throughout the day.

Knock: I heard a knock at the door

Tap: Someone tapped loudly on the windowpane

Hoot: The owl hooted.

Whir: The machine whirred to a standstill.

All these words are nouns (as name of the sound) as well as verbs (actions). Use these everyday sounds to make your conversations more fun.