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oomph

 (o͝omf)
n. Slang
1. Spirited vigor: "With stronger muscles, you'll have more oomph for cardio activities" (Suzanne Schlosberg).
2. Physical or sexual attractiveness.

[Expressive of exertion.]

oomph

(ʊmf)
n
1. enthusiasm, vigour, or energy
2. sex appeal
[C20: perhaps imitative of the bellow of a mating bull]

oomph

(ʊmf)

n. Slang.
1. energy; vitality; enthusiasm.
2. sex appeal.
[1935–40, Amer.; imitative of the sound made during exertion]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.oomph - attractiveness to the opposite sex
attractiveness - sexual allure
sultriness - the quality of expressing or arousing sexual desire; "the sultriness of her look was unmistakable"; "the sultriness of lust was in the air"
2.oomph - the activeness of an energetic personalityoomph - the activeness of an energetic personality
activeness, activity - the trait of being active; moving or acting rapidly and energetically; "the level of activity declines with age"

oomph

noun
Slang. A lively, emphatic, eager quality or manner:
Informal: ginger, pep, peppiness.
Translations

oomph

[ʊmf] Nbrío m, marcha f
it will put the oomph back into your sex lifedará nuevos bríos a su vida sexual

oomph

[ˈʊmf] npeps m
to have oomph [person, thing] → avoir du peps

oomph

n (inf)
(= energy)Pep m (inf), → Schwung m
(= sex appeal)Sex m (inf); to have oomphsexy sein (inf)

oomph

[ʊmf] n (fam) → verve f inv
References in classic literature ?
He paused a moment before Dolph; then spitting a discharge of tobacco-juice on his well-blacked boots, and giving a contemptuous umph, he walked on.
A funny old mother pig lived in a stye, and three little piggies had she; "(Ti idditty idditty) umph, umph, umph
If you're just a regular bead kind of girl, then you'll find racks of long plastic beads in turquoises, jades, purples, as well as regular black and white for under dhs80 which will add umph to even the plainest outfit.
Well read in the racialist theories then being developed in Britain, and with one year at Cambridge under his belt, where he passed the classical and theological examinations and read mathematics (Stern 1930:428), Fison brought metropolitan ideas on racial difference to the Fiji field and argued, against his Methodist colleagues, that the natural laws of racial destiny would lead, inexorably, to the demise of the Fijian and the tri umph of the British settler.
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Two long-range penalties from full-back Chris Pennell and a further pair from stand-off Ryan Lamb kept Worcester in the contest, the Falcons reserving much of their limited adventure for the second half when George McGuigan and James Fitzpatrick at least added an element of umph to their ball-carrying.
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For Fallon himself, as well as being a great moment for New Fallon Zealand, it was a moment of p umph that fully justified his personal trinew-found faith.
Triumph is just umph added to try," Murtagh twittered on Sunday.
An unused substitute in last year's penalty shoot-out triSir Alex umph against Chelsea, it appeared O'Shea was destined to remain a bit-part player until this season's dramatic turn of events.
DAME SHIRLEY, you are just great, British then, it is your stamp, your make, As Brits we are used to all the rain, Wellies and umbrellas, macs to name, Your voice still has its own umph, For us all, you always come up trumps, Your wellies in diamantes did look great, No need on them a mess then to make, So great you look in anything you wear, Your love you give, yourself then to share, We love you Dame Shirley where ere you are, Throughout the world a great shining star.