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oompah

oompah

noun oom·pah \ˈüm-(ˌ)pä, ˈm-\

Definition of OOMPAH

:  a repeated rhythmic bass accompaniment especially in a band; also :  music featuring such accompaniment
oompah verb

Variants of OOMPAH

oom·pah also oom·pah–pah \ˌüm-(ˌ)pä-ˈpä, ˌm-\

Origin of OOMPAH

imitative
First Known Use: 1877

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