oomph

[oomf]
noun Informal.
1.
energy; vitality; enthusiasm.
2.
sex appeal.

Origin:
1935–40, Americanism; imitative of the sound made during exertion, as in lifting a heavy object

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oomph (ʊmf)
 
n
1.  enthusiasm, vigour, or energy
2.  sex appeal
 
[C20: perhaps imitative of the bellow of a mating bull]

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oomph
"sexual attractiveness," 1937, suggestive of the reaction of someone hit hard in the belly. Ann Sheridan (1939) was the original Hollywood oomph girl.
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Example sentences
Perhaps you'll remember it when you feel that you need the extra oomph.
It's a good idea to plant them with companion plants as in the photo, to give
  the planting more oomph during the off season.
But so far this season, the winter storms have lacked oomph.
The jets give him powered ascent and the oomph to do loops.
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