Shud vs Thud - What's the difference?

shud | thud |


As nouns the difference between shud and thud

is that shud is (obsolete|outside|derbyshire|east anglia|herefordshire|yorkshire) a (l) while thud is the sound of a dull impact.

As verbs the difference between shud and thud

is that shud is while thud is to make the sound of a dull impact.

shud

English

Etymology 1

From the Late (etyl) schudde.

Noun

(en noun)
  • (obsolete, outside, Derbyshire, East Anglia, Herefordshire, Yorkshire) A (l).
  • References

    shud]” listed in the [2nd ed., 1989

    Etymology 2

    See should.

    thud

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • The sound of a dull impact.
  • * 1898 , , (Moonfleet) Chapter 3
  • These were but the thoughts of a second, but the voices were nearer, and I heard a dull thud far up the passage, and knew that a man had jumped down from the churchyard into the hole.
  • Republic jet ground attack fighter.
  • Verb

    (en-verb)
  • To make the sound of a dull impact.
  • Synonyms

    * flump, plunk

    Coordinate terms

    * clang, clash, crash English onomatopoeias ----