Definition of va-va-voom in English:


Syllabification: va-va-voom
Pronunciation: /ˌvä vä ˈvo͞om


The quality of being exciting, vigorous, or sexually attractive: she’s lost none of her va-va-voom since giving birth to her daughter
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  • Dolce & Gabbana are the people to go to for curve-hugging va-va-voom.
  • Presenter Catherine Zeta-Jones also looked smoking hot and defined va-va-voom in her form-fitting, red, beaded, Versace gown complemented by her feminine, flowing, raven hair.
  • And for full-on red carpet va-va-voom, the big-budget Sin City, from the golden triumvirate of Frank Miller, Robert Rodriguez and Quentin Tarantino, should be hard to beat.


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Sexually attractive: her va-va-voom figure
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  • She's this tiny little freckled Irish Catholic thing, with a va-va-voom bod and auburn hair in a short, cute pageboy bob, green eyes, a button nose, and a perfect little mouth.
  • Far from being depressed, I've relished my new body and been delighted to flirt with my new va-va-voom curves and cleavage (the more so as I know they won't last).
  • Then, there were the va-va-voom designer fashions from Tootsies shown in a dazzling runway display.


1950s: representing the sound of a car engine being revved.

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