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oomph

American English: /ʊmf/
, /umf/
British English: /ʊmf/
, /uːmf/

noun

uncountable
  • [colloquial]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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