Weiyang Luo
Is there an onomatopoeic word for the noise of a waterfall? This video might help if it's unclear. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1KAE_JJx0-I Doesn't have to be a proper word. Whatever pops into your mind reflexively is a helpful answer. Thanks.
Jan 16, 2017 3:37 AM
Answers · 5
The non-onomatopoeic word is "roar." Waterfalls roar. But, if I had to pick a word - "sloosh"? (not a real word)
January 16, 2017
First word which came to mind was gush.
January 16, 2017
From the video, the sound is not a roar (too loud) nor a /murmur/gurgle (too soft), nor a rushing (not fast). Sloshing seems too restrictive. Gushing seems to be the closest. I don't think there is an onomatopoeic word for the waterfall sound.
January 16, 2017
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