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What are some words that describe sounds made during intimacy?

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closed as not a real question by tchrist, Jeff Atwood Nov 26 '12 at 5:42

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Squeak. Of bedsprings. – SF. Nov 26 '12 at 1:55
@SF.: Waterbeds don't have bedsprings, nor do futons normally sit on bedsprings, so the squish & burble of those two aren't included. And intimacy is something that exists between a shrink & patient in talk therapy, which is not usually a bedspring affair. And skin flicks usually are filled with women screaming "F---!" and S---!" & lots of other sweet & dirty nothings that are intimately tossed about, & men without a larynx. Euphemisms suck. – user21497 Nov 26 '12 at 2:48
you'll need to be much more specific, because with this little information there's nothing to do but guess or make a poll: blog.stackoverflow.com/2012/02/lets-play-the-guessing-game – Jeff Atwood Nov 26 '12 at 5:42

The most common word for this is moan.

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Thanks for the responses. Im trying to make my word choice synonymous or analogous to a rainstorm (fun!) – The La67's Nov 25 '12 at 23:45
@TheLa67's: Then you might try sitting in a golden shower yourself and recording all your vocal reactions. If somebody rainstormed on me, I'm sure I'd gasp and shout, not moan or groan, unless I were in some kind of twilight sleep. – user21497 Nov 26 '12 at 1:00
@TheLa67's so . . . thunderous bedsprings? – cornbread ninja 麵包忍者 Nov 26 '12 at 2:18
There was a sharp crack of thunder... Or was it the bed frame? – Jim Nov 26 '12 at 2:59
Blitzschlag Intimität: Lightning intimacy (vorzeitige Samenerguss) ==> Sounds of deflation and disappointment, the sullen "pssssssssssh" of a tubeless tire with a slow leak. – user21497 Nov 26 '12 at 4:38

More possibilities: grunt, gasp, groan...

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This may seem somewhat off topic, but if you are writing about sex you may want to consider that there are very few people for which the sexual is triggered by an auditory cue. Enhanced sure-but not triggered. Words that describe tactile experiences allegorically as to bring a type of easily accessible presence that envelopes you within a piece of writing is an example of sensory language that transports individuals- but truly the most neglected sense is the most powerful. The olfactory experiences associated with sex are truly going to be the most powerful for a reader. Beyond that, if your really into the auditory see how far the usage of onomatopoeia gets you without creating smut. Unless your writing smut in which case the world is yours when it comes to onomatopoeia.

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