oomph

[ US /ˈumf/ ]
[ UK /ˈuːmf/ ]
NOUN
  1. the activeness of an energetic personality
  2. attractiveness to the opposite sex
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How To Use oomph In A Sentence

  • Mutton gives the burgoo the same oomph that squirrel and other wild game formerly provided.
  • Particularly good with lamb and it gives oomph to ketchup, too. The Sun
  • A compact Chevy went poomph as it heaved cheap upholstery moonward. Jed the Dead
  • Short or long sleeved, with ruffles or beadwork, in brights and neutrals, they were everywhere, adding extra oomph to halter dresses and fitted tops.
  • My dad's secret for extra cheddary oomph he is the mac and cheese maker, though my mother cooks everything else is a small spoonful of Keen's dry hot mustard powder in the sauce. Mac & Cheese
  • And in fifth gear it simply didn't have enough oomph to overcome gravity. Times, Sunday Times
  • It comes with two miniature jet engines, not just for that extra bit of oomph when overtaking but for keeping the batteries charged. Times, Sunday Times
  • Thicker padding gives extra oomph while the underwire supports and lifts.
  • In this spirit, he decided long ago to place his oomph behind a world-class park.
  • Then real actresses could return to movie screens so audiences could have what they crave - good old sexual oomph.
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