Words To Describe Pleasing Sound
- Melodic– Pleasant sound.Example: His voice was deep and melodic
- Sonorous– Imposingly deep and full.Example: He sung aloud with a sonorous and musical voice.
- Rich: Very strong but pleasing sound.Example: He read aloud with a deep and rich voice.
- Musical– Very melodious and tuneful sound.Example: They burst out into rich, musical laughter.
- Mellow: Pleasantly smooth or soft.ExampleCarlos was hypnotized by the mellow tone of his voice.
- Listenable-Easy or pleasant to listen to.Example: All the tracks proved eminently listenable.
- Lilting: Sound that rises and falls in pitch in a pleasant way.Example: He spoke with a faint but recognizable Irish Lilt.
- Dulcet: Sweet and soothing.Example: She recorded the dulcet tones of the singing birds.
- Pure: Clear and beautiful sound.Example: Alex spoke aloud with a pure voice.
- Classic: Soft and soothing sound.Example: The choir team was classic in their tone.
- Soft: Quiet and peaceful.Example: On his deathbed, Dad emphatically spoke in a soft voice.
- Sweet: Very Pleasant tone.Example: She confidently spoke to her boyfriend with a sweet voice.
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Words To Describe Noisy Sound
- Uproarious– Provoking loud noise.Example: An uproarious party.
- Tumultuous-Loud, confused noise.Example: The applause was tumultuous.
- At full blast– With maximum power or intensity.Example: The music is on full blast
- Almighty– Unlimited in power or intensity.Example: The music from her car is usually of almighty sound.
- Brassy-Harsh and loud.Example: Audience members are tapping their feet to the brassy music of the band.
- Deafening– So loud as to make it impossible to hear anything else.Example: The music reached a deafening crescendo.
- Ear–splitting– So loud or high that it hurts your ears.Example: Ear-splitting cheers erupted from the fans during the final seconds of the game.
- Thunderous– Extremely loud.Example: Soon after she ran into a bathroom, she heard a thunderous banging noise outside.
- Thundering– Resounding, loud, deep noise.Example: Thundering waterfalls.
- Shrill– High-pitched and piercing.Example: A piercing whistle shrilled through the night air.
- Sharp– Clear and loud sound. Example: The goat produced a sharp bleat
- Rowdy-Rough, disorderly and noisy sound.Example: It was a rowdy music.
- Explosive– Violently loud.Example: The music at the concert was explosive.
- Howling– Wailing sound.Example: My dog loves to howl.
- Insistent– Loud and keeps going on for a long time.Example: The tune was played with an insistent voice.
- Loud: With great deal of volume:Example: They were kept awake by loud music.
- Percussive– Sharp and clear.Example: The bell sound was quite percussive.
- Roaring– Great in intensity.Example: A loud roaring applause was heard from the room.
- Riotous– Loud and disorderly sound.Example: The music at the concert was indeed riotous.
- Resounding– Great in intensity.Example: She spoke in a resounding voice.
- Raucous-Harsh and loud noise.Example: The raucous youth stormed our meeting.
- Pulsating– Exciting or interesting.Example: There was a pulsating music at the end of the match.
- Piercing: Very sharp and clear.Example: A piercing whistle.
Other Words Describing Sounds
- Staccato- a sound where each word or sound is clearly separate.
- Audible- a sound that is loud enough to hear.
- Muffled- a sound that is not easy to hear because it is blocked by something.
- Broken- a sound that has spaces in it.
- Plaintive-a sound that has a sad quality.
- Hushed- a sound that is quiet
- Inaudible- a sound that is difficult to hear.
- Monotonous- a sound that is always the same and never gets louder or quieter or higher or lower.
- Rhythmic- a sound that has a clear, regular pattern.
- Emit- to make a sound.
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General Words To Describe Sounds
|1||Swoosh||The sound produced by a sudden rush of air or liquid.|
|2||Tap||Soft knocking sound.|
|3||Tattoo||A rhythmic tapping or drumming.|
|4||Tearing||Violent or extreme|
|5||Throb||Sound with a strong, regular rhythm.|
|6||Thud||Heavy sound, such as that made by an object failing to the ground.|
|7||Thundering||Extremely loud, deep sound.|
|8||Tick||A regular short, sharp sound, especially that made by a clock or watch.|
|9||Tick-tock||The sound of a large clock tickling.|
|10||Tinkle||A light, clear ringing sound.|
|11||Toot||A short, sharp sound made by a horn, trumpet.|
|12||Trill||A quavering or vibratory sound.|
|13||Twang||Strong ringing sound.|
|14||Wheeze||High-pitched whistling sound made while breathing.|
|15||Whine||A long, high-pitched sound, especially one which sounds sad or unpleasant.|
|16||Whir||Low, continuous, regular sound made by a rapidly rotating object.|
|17||Whisper||Soft or confidential tone of voice.|
|18||Yap||Sharp, shrill sound.|
|19||Yelp||A short, sharp cry, especially of pain or alarm.|
|20||Zap||A sudden loud sound.|
|21||Bang||A sudden loud, sharp noise.|
|22||Bark||Abruptly or aggressively loud, sharp sound.|
|23||Beep||Short, high-pitched sound emitted by electronic equipment or a vehicle.|
|24||Bleat||Loud and strong sound produced by a goat.|
|25||Bong||Low-pitched, resonant sound of the kind made by a large bell.|
|26||Boom||A loud, deep, resonant sound.|
|27||Bray||The loud, harsh sound produced by a donkey.|
|30||Buzz||A low, continuous murmuring sound similar to that made by insects.|
|31||Cackle||Laugh in a loud, harsh way.|
|32||Cheep||A faint, shrill sound like that of a young bird.|
|33||Chime||A melodious ringing sound, as produced by striking a bell.|
|35||Chirp||Short, sharp, high-pitched sound.|
|36||clack||A sharp sound or series of sounds.|
|37||Clang||A loud, resonant metallic sound or series of sounds.|
|38||Clank||A loud, sharp sound or series of sounds, as made by piece of metal being struck together.|
|39||Clatter||A continuous rattling sound as of hard objects falling or striking each other.|
|40||Clink||A sharp ringing sound, such as that made by striking metal or grass.|
|41||Hum||A low, steady continuous sound like that of a bee.|
|42||Jingle||A light ringing sound such as that made by metal objects being shaken together.|
|43||Jangle||A ringing metallic sound, typically a discordant one.|
|44||Knock||A sudden short sound caused by a blow, especially on a door to attract attention or gain entry.|
|45||Pounding||Rhythmical beating or throbbing.|
|46||Pop||A light explosive sound.|
|47||Peep||A feeble shrill sound as that of a newly hatched bird.|
|48||Put-put||The rapid intermittent sound of a small petrol engine.|
|49||Purr||A low continuous vibratory sound expressing contentment.|
|50||Murmur||A low continuous background noise|
|51||Patter||A repeated light tapping sound.|
|52||Neigh||A characteristic high whinnying sound made a horse.|
|53||Peal||A loud ringing of a bell or bells.|
|54||Moan||A long, low sound made by a person expressing physical, mental or sexual pleasure.|
|55||Mew||A characteristic high-pitched crying noise.|
|57||Rippling||A slight rise and fall of sound.|
|58||Sputter||A series of soft explosive or splitting sounds.|
|59||Squish||A soft squelching sound.|
|60||Sizzle||A hissing sound when frying or cooking.|
|61||Gnashing||Is a sound due to clenching of the teeth other than in chewing and is associated with forceful lateral or protrusive jaw movement.|
|62||Dingdong||A continuous sound with the simple alternate chimes of a bell.|
|63||Groan||Inarticulate sound conveying pain, despair, pleasure etc.|
|64||Growl||A low guttural sound in the throat.|
|65||Grumble||A low rumbling sound.|
|66||Grunt||A low, short guttural sound made by an animal or a person.|
|67||Hiss||A sharp sibilant sound of the letter s.|
|68||Hoot||Low, wavering musical sound which is the typical call of many kinds of owl.|
|69||Drip||The sound or action of liquid falling in drops.|
|70||Snort||Sound produce when air is forced violently into the nose with a rough harsh sound.|
|71||Scrunch||A loud crunching sound.|
|72||Blare||A loud, harsh sound.|
|73||Blast||A very loud noise or sound.|
|74||Bellow||A deep loud roar, typically in pain or anger.|
|76||Slam||The sound or noise made by the forceful impact of two objects.|
|77||Rustle||A soft, muffled crackling sound like that caused by movement of dry leaves or paper.|
|78||Moo||The characteristic deep resonant vocal sound of cattle.|
|79||Squawk||A loud, harsh or discordant noise made by a bird or a person.|
|80||Squeal||A long, high-pitched cry or noise.|
|81||fizz||Sound produced by bubbles of gas.|
|82||Yowl||A loud wailing cry, especially one of pain or distress.|
|83||Thrum||A continuous rhythmic humming sound.|
|84||Screech||A loud, harsh, piercing cry.|
|85||Drone||A continuous low humming sound.|
|86||Drumming||A continuous rhythmic noise.|
|87||Rat-a-rat||A rapid succession of knocking, tapping or cracking sound.|
|88||Chatter||A series of short, quick high-pitched sounds.|
|89||Belch||Noisy sound from the stomach emitted through the mouth.|
|90||Eek||Sound produced when one is suddenly scared or surprised.|
|91||Gurgle||A hollow bubbling sound like that made by water running out of a bottle.|
|92||Waft||Sound produced due to movement of an object in the air.|
|94||Cuckoo||Sound produced by a cuckoo bird.|
|95||Warble||A soft sound with a succession of constantly changing notes.|
|96||Chortle||A noisy, gleeful laugh.|
|97||Retch||The sound and movement of vomiting.|
|98||Honk||Noise made by a goose or a car horn.|
|99||Splash||Sound made by something striking or falling into liquid.|
|100||Cock-a-doodle-doo||Sound made by a cock when it crows.|