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It is hard to describe the action, so here is an example:

What is the word or phrase that best describes this noise made by a person?

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  • Are we talking about the sound which occurs at 1:53?
    – Andrew Leach
    May 27, 2012 at 8:49
  • When you do that while working with a horse, we call that clucking. The trainer clucks at about 1:29.
    – JLG
    May 27, 2012 at 13:56

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How about tsk? It's a "dental click" pronounced tisk. I think you could also use cluck but it would probably depend upon the context.

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If the request relates generally to the making some kind of imitative sound then mouth sound effect might be the best and most obvious choice here. The clip shows a character imitating a vampire hiss (I assume) and SFX Source has a listing of "mouth sound effects, mouth sounds" including lots of vampire hisses (along with chattering teeth, clucking, pops and so on).

Sound effect, while shorter, could also mean a variety of sounds that the mouth can't make.

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Onomatopoeia -more details below http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Onomatopoeia

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  • Onomatopoeia is the process of creating words in imitation of sounds; it is not the word for the actual sound that is being requested.
    – choster
    Sep 23, 2013 at 21:58

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