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Sounds of things hitting or rubbing together

beat

noun

a single regular sound or a series of regular sounds, especially of two things hitting together

bump

noun

the sound of something hitting against something solid

chink

noun

the sound that is made when two glass or metal objects hit each other

clack

noun

the short loud sound of one hard object hitting against another

clangour

noun

the noise made when metal is hit

clash

noun

a loud sound made when two metal objects hit each other

clatter

verb

if a hard object clatters, or if you clatter it, it makes several loud short noises as it hits against another hard object or surface

clatter

noun

a series of loud short noises made when a hard object hits against another hard object or surface

clink

noun

a short high sound that glass or metal objects make when they hit each other

clip-clop

noun

the sound that a horse’s hooves make when the horse is walking

clop

noun

the sound that a horse’s hooves (=feet) make when they hit the ground

clump

noun

the sound of heavy steps

clunk

noun

a low sound made when one hard heavy object hits another

crash

noun

a loud noise like the sound of two hard things hitting each other and breaking

drum

noun

the sound of something continuously hitting a surface

drumming

noun

the sound of something continuously hitting a surface

echo

noun

a noise that is repeated because the sound hits a surface and returns

flop

noun

the movement or sound of something that is not hard or made of metal falling against something else

hammering

noun

the sound of someone hitting something very hard several times

jangle

noun

a noise made when metal objects hit each other

pounding

noun

the sound of repeated hard hits or loud noise

rap

noun

a quick hard hit, or the sound of this

rasp

noun

an unpleasant sound like the one made by two rough surfaces rubbing together

rat-a-tat

noun

a series of short sharp sounds made by someone knocking on a door

rattle

noun

the sound that something makes when it rattles

ricochet

noun

the sound or action of a moving object ricocheting off a surface

scrape

noun

the sound caused by something rubbing against a hard surface

scratch

noun

a sound made by moving something sharp or rough against a hard surface

scrunch

noun

a sound like something hard being crushed

slam

noun

an instance of something slamming down or slamming shut, or the noise made by this

slap

noun

the sound of a slap or something similar hitting a surface

smack

noun

a loud sound made when something hits a surface

splash

noun

the sound of liquid hitting something, or the sound of something falling into a liquid

splat

noun

the sound made by a wet object hitting something hard

splosh

noun

the noise that a liquid makes when it moves around

thud

noun

a low sound made by something heavy falling or hitting something

thump

noun

a low loud sound that is made when something heavy hits something else

thwack

noun

a short loud sound like something flat hitting a surface hard

whack

noun

the act of hitting someone or something with a lot of force, or the sound that it makes

clang

noun

clank

noun

squelch

noun

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a new word or phrase invented in the hope that it will become generally used

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