Definition of 'oomph'
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The charcoal attaches toxins for extra cleansing oomph, getting rid of impurities and make-up. The Sun (2016)You'll probably be able to justify paying the extra for more oomph if you are a fully fledged petrolhead who counts cars to get to sleep. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The trick here is to follow your normal routine but add some extra oomph. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Just a sprinkling of volume dust will give oomph. The Sun (2012)Has enough spritz and oomph to pop up here. Times, Sunday Times (2012)They must iron out the errors and try to put some oomph back into their game. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Want to add oomph to your golden tips? The Sun (2014)This spring a splash of colour will add oomph to your knicker drawer. The Sun (2015)Infrastructure is something where we need more oomph. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Everything she does, you feel it comes with that extra oomph. Times, Sunday Times (2011)And in fifth gear it simply didn't have enough oomph to overcome gravity. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Particularly good with lamb and it gives oomph to ketchup, too. The Sun (2012)So it thickens and adds oomph, and it does it really well. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It just needs more oomph for Sheffield. The Sun (2014)It gives some oomph and momentum, especially if the bricks follow the curve of a path. Times, Sunday Times (2006)It comes with two miniature jet engines, not just for that extra bit of oomph when overtaking but for keeping the batteries charged. Times, Sunday Times (2010)You would imagine, of course, that putting this much oomph through the front wheels is a recipe for disaster. Times, Sunday Times (2010)
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