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Halloween Onomatopoeia Examples

Halloween contains many examples of onomatopoeia, both within its history as an established holiday and it’s day to day celebrations.

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Halloween Onomatopoeia Examples

  1. bzzt – the sound of a bee or mosquito
  2. mumble – low, indistinct or meaningless vocal utterance
  3. pop!– an abrupt noisy explosive burst, like that heard when opening a bottle of champagne
  4. squeak– a soft, high pitched and sudden noise, like that made by a mouse caught in the clutches of a cat
  5. zing– like an audible electric shock caused by the sudden flow of current through a broken circuit

Spooky sounds

  • Hiss
  • Drip
  • Meow
  • Moan
  • Thump
  • Thud
  • Purr
  • Scream
  • Shriek
  • Aghast
  • Burble
  • Clamor
  • Gargoyle
  • Groan
  • Puff
  • Squawk
  • Screech
  • Scrunch
  • Spook
  • Squawk
  • Squelch
  • Swoop

Screech. The wind rips through the trees, lifting their leaves and rattling their branches. Below, a family of three huddles together for warmth. The father leans his daughter against his shoulder as the mother shields their baby from the cold. Their clothes are thin and ripped in various places, the mother’s tattered scarf dripping from her chin. They had been out of food for days now, with no means of replacement.

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