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07 commonly produced human sounds in English.

Our body is capable of producing different sounds which are not necessarily produced through our vocal cords. Listed below are 07 such commonly produced human sounds, learn what are they called in English and how you can use them in framing sentence.

hum

To make a sound from the vocal chords without pronouncing any real words, with one’s lips closed.

They were humming happily along with the music.

giggle

To laugh gently or in a high-pitched voice; to laugh in a silly or giddy way.

The jokes had them giggling like little girls all evening.

pant

A quick breathing; a catching of the breath; a gasp.

When he arrived, he was panting because he ran all the way to school.

sniff

To make a short, audible inhalation, through the nose, as if to smell something.

The dog sniffed around the park, searching for a nice scent.

sigh

A deep and prolonged audible inspiration or respiration of air, as when fatigued, frustrated, grieved, or relieved; the act of sighing.

She sighed when she finally found her keys.

slurp

a loud sucking sound made while drinking or eating.
“she drank it down with a loud slurp”

whisper

The act of speaking in a quiet voice, especially, without vibration of the vocal cords.

They were whispering when the professor started his lecture.

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