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I am not sure if there are slang verbs that allows you to say "emit a sound" in a shorter and more conversational way. A verb like that would be useful when you tell jokes or want to have some form of informal conversation. Is there any such word?

For example:

The guy started running with a pack of biscuits so that his dogs ___ "woof woof" in the backyward.

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  • Did you mean "backyard"?
    – Jasper
    Apr 18 '19 at 1:20
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In American English, the natural way to say that something emitted a particular sound is to use the sound as a verb. This is one form of onomatopoeia. For example:

The guy started running with a pack of biscuits, so his dogs barked in the backyard.

The guy started running with a pack of biscuits, so his dogs barked "woof woof" in the backyard.

The guy started running with a pack of biscuits, so his dogs woof-woofed in the backyard.

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There are many I think. For example: utter - fart - burp - clap - cluck - bark.

For questions like this you should use a reverse dictionary - it's silly to ask such questions here when you can easily find answers online. https://www.onelook.com/thesaurus/?s=to%20emit%20a%20sound

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