oomph oomph  /ˈumf/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) attractiveness to the opposite sex
  2. (n) the activeness of an energetic personality

Usage(s):

  1. O'Brien solves both problems at a stroke by mating the Oomph Boy and the Oomph Girl.
  2. And just for a little extra oomph, two spurs of the range angle off in just the right configuration to funnel everything right at Mount Washington itself.
  3. Because there is no filter to clog, the DC07 never loses its oomph.

News

  1. Can Brazil Really Handle The 2014 FIFA World Cup?

    Now that Brazil has officially lost its oomph as the world's ultimate soccer power -- the self-proclaimed 'Land of Soccer' currently occupies a distant 22nd place on FIFA's Coca-Cola World Ranking -- many Brazilians have also lost their hopes of seeing the once unbeatable Brazilian national soccer team winning its sixth world title at home, as the 2014 FIFA World Cup will be hosted by the South ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Forbes

  2. Op-Ed: Don't Blame Cook for Apple's Lack of Oomph

    Blaming Tim Cook for Apple's lack of oomph is, at best, narrow and more likely, misguided, Herb Greenberg writes. While Steve Jobs may have been better with the theatrics that come with being anointed an icon: He was also only human.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: CNBC

Quotes

  1. "I just got it up high enough," Bay said. "It wasn't a mammoth one by any means, but we'll take it nonetheless. I gave it a little extra oomph rounding the bases trying to get it over. It was just a big win for us."
    on May 3, 2007 By: Jason Bay Source: Sports Network

  2. "We didn't have the juice to answer them," Houston's Shane Battier said. "They opened up that lead and we didn't have the oomph to go back at them."
    on Dec 27, 2009 By: Shane Battier Source: USA Today

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