Simple Definition of oomph
: a quality that makes something attractive or appealing
: power or energy
Examples of oomph
The plot of the story lacks oomph.
The truck doesn't have the oomph to haul the boat.
Origin of oomph
imitative of a sound made under exertion
First Known Use: 1936
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