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oomph

Pronunciation: /ʊmf/

Translation of oomph in Spanish:

noun/nombre

uncountable/no numerable
  • [colloquial/familiar] she's got a lot of oomph es una mujer llena de vida, tiene mucho brío this dressing gives your salad a bit more oomph este aliño realza el sabor de su ensalada
    Example sentences
    • Then real actresses could return to movie screens so audiences could have what they crave - good old sexual oomph.
    • There's also enough oomph in them to push the water up roof overhangs and second-story windows.
    • And in fifth gear it simply didn't have enough oomph to overcome gravity.

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