This page is about the slang term oomph.

Meaning: power or force

For example:

  • No wonder he was knocked out. The punch that got him had a lot of oomph behind it.

  • We need to put a bit more oomph into our presentation. It seems a bit weak.

Note: pronounced "oomf" with "oo" as in "woof" or "hoof"

Quick Quiz:

Nadal's serve has a lot of oomph. It is

a. very straight

b. very soft

c. very powerful

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Contributor: Matt Errey