Adjectives for sounds

This website is designed as a teaching resource for students and teachers alike. This page lists a comprehensive list of adjectives for sounds, which are all part of English grammar.

List of adjectives describing sound

  • Blaring
  • Cooing
  • Deafening
  • Loud
  • Melancholic
  • Noisy
  • Soft
  • Shrill
  • Squeaking
  • Silent
  • Thundering
  • Whispering

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