Examples of oomph in a Sentence
The plot of the story lacks oomph.
The truck doesn't have the oomph to haul the boat.
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How were engineers able to extract the extra oomph?
One can’t help but think of Amy Winehouse and Feist when listening to lead vocalist Rachael Price, with her mix of retro belting oomph and balance of cool restraint.
Always Sharp Waterproof Eyeliner in Penny Lane to give lashes some serious oomph.
That movie, like a prudent judge, kindly allotted an equal share of emotional oomph to each parent.
Parmesan or even a pinch of nutritional yeast adds extra oomph.
But if MacMillan’s ballet is to endure, all its dramatic relationships need more continuity and oomph than are currently in evidence at Ballet Theater.
This car does it for you with a mind-boggling 840 horsepower — so much oomph that it's generated controversy for being a tad over the top.
Apply moose and blow it out with a round brush to give your hair some fullness—some oomph.
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beans, bounce, brio, dash, drive, dynamism, energy, esprit, gas, get-up-and-go, ginger, go, gusto, hardihood, life, moxie, pep, punch, sap, snap, starch, verve, vigor, vim, vinegar, vitality, zing, zip;
debilitation, debility, delicacy, disablement, enfeeblement, faintness, feebleness, frailness, frailty, impotence, impotency, infirmity, powerlessness, puniness, slightness, softness, tenderness, weakness;
OOMPH Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of oomph for English Language Learners
: a quality that makes something attractive or appealing
: power or energy
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