Words Whose Sounds I Love

Qumquat

Scissors

Barf

Bauble

Raunchy

Whoosh!

Languid

Kelptomaniac

I’m sure you have some too.  What are they?

 

8 responses to “Words Whose Sounds I Love

  1. euphoria
    eloquent
    haphazard
    Kerbopolloy (I made this one up to describe when my puppy is sick, as in Zoey has a kerbopolloy belly today)
    manifest
    Brilliance
    consequence
    whimzy
    Flotbot and Cracker Dog ( I read this in All Creatures Great and Small about a vet in England circa early 19 hundreds)

  2. The words ” cellar door” when said slowly always has a sophisticated sound to me.

  3. Farsi
    Adjudicate
    Sage
    Pleistocene
    Sequined
    Bevel
    Concomitant
    Flog
    Recombinant
    Furtive
    Equitable
    Tablature
    Bombast
    Squeamish
    Iconic
    Vapid
    Sporadic
    Fondue
    Rigatoni

  4. Kelp?
    = |
    I think of pet animals when I say, “onomatopoeia.”

  5. tiddly
    flotsam
    jetsam
    Wuss
    slide
    pow wow
    hunker

  6. Sizzle
    Chihuahua
    Mascarpone
    Tutti-frutti
    Shawarma
    Dastardly
    Opulence
    Petulant
    Tumultuous
    Divine
    Pseudotsuga menziesii
    Chinook
    Skookum
    Ambient
    Cheeky
    Emoji

  7. Maureen E Keith

    It is so fun reading these! Weird how our tastes differ.

  8. Maureen E Keith

    Acquiesce
    Adalimumab
    Schenectady
    Fluent
    Muffle
    Puffin
    Cumulonimbus
    Petulant
    Flask

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