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To make a communicative sound

applaud

verb

to show that you enjoyed someone’s performance, speech etc by hitting the palms of your hands together

cheer

verb

to give a loud shout of happiness or approval

clap

verb

to hit your hands together many times to show that you liked something or admire someone

clap

verb

to hit your hands together, for example to get someone’s attention or because you are happy

click

verb

if you click your tongue, you make a short sound with your tongue, usually to show that you are annoyed or do not approve of something

click

verb

if you click your fingers, you make a short sound by rubbing your middle finger against your thumb so that it hits the inside of your hand

cluck

verb

to show that you are annoyed or do not approve of something, especially by making a short low sound with your tongue

crow

verb

if a baby crows, it makes a sound that shows it is happy

groan

verb

to make a long low sound, for example because you are in pain or unhappy

grunt

verb

to say something using low short sounds, especially when you do not want to talk

gurgle

verb

if a person gurgles, they make a low sound in their throat

hiss

verb

if people in an audience hiss, they make a long ‘s’ sound to show that they do not like a speaker or performer

hoot

verb

to make a short loud sound when you laugh or criticize something

snort

verb

to make a sudden loud noise through your nose, for example because you are angry or laughing

tut

verb

to show that you are annoyed or do not approve of something, especially by making the sound represented by ‘tut’

tut-tut

verb

to tut

ululate

verb

to make a long high sound with your voice as a way of expressing extreme happiness or extreme sadness

whistle at

to whistle to show that you think someone is sexually attractive

yelp

verb

to make a short loud high sound, usually because you are excited, angry, or in pain

yowl

verb

to make a long loud unhappy sound or complaint

wolf-whistle

verb

blow (someone) a raspberry

to make a rude sound by putting your tongue through your lips and blowing

snap/click your fingers

to make a sound by rubbing one of your fingers quickly against your thumb, usually in order to attract someone’s attention

stamp your feet

to keep putting one foot down hard and noisily on the ground and then the other in order to make yourself less cold or to make a noise

stamp your foot

to put your foot down hard and noisily on the ground because you are angry

pre-roll

a video advertisement that appears immediately before an online video

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breakfast rave

a rave … that takes place early in the morning and where there is no alcohol or drugs …

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