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twinkle

twinákle /_twiNGk_l/ Verb(of a star or light, or a shiny object) Shine with a gleam that varies repeatedly between bright and faint. …

twit twoo

bird vocalization, cry of an owl. also: hoo hoo, hoot, tu-whu, terwit terwoo, whit woo

twitter

twitáter /_twit_r/ Verb(of a bird) Give a call consisting of repeated light tremulous sounds. NounA series of short, high-pitched calls or sounds. …

tzing

the sound of a bullet hitting the ground (features in Roy Lichtenstein painting “Live Ammo (Tzing!)”)

tu-whu

bird vocalization, the cry of an owl. also: hoot, hoo hoo, terwit terwoo, twit twoo, whit woo

tuff

sound of a shuriken, or throwing star, hitting a target

tug

tug /t_g/ VerbPull (something) hard or suddenly: “she tugged off her boots”; “he tugged at Tom’s coat sleeve”. NounA hard or sudden …

tuk-tuk

Common name for auto rickshaw, imitative of the sound of the small two-stroke engine (thailandtuktuk.net).Also called trishaw, auto, rickshaw, autorick, bajaj, rick, …

tup

sound of landing (after a jump). also: stup (“Shonen Jump, Dragon Ball”, manga comic by Akira Toriyama)