According to the Urban Dictionary it means,
1.An extra push.
2.An ingredient or factor that will make something better or perfect.
3.Energy, vitality, enthusiasm.
I do know that many a teenager could do with some oomph to get them going in the morning but we put that down to growing pains or just being a teenager. When we're in our 50's,60's or 70's we too need that extra oomph sometimes to just see us through the day.
At times the effort to be glamorous and get ourselves ready for a night out is exhausting and secretly we might prefer to be in bed with a good book,we have to find that oomph from somewhere.
I've just found out that the words I say are the lyrics to a song sung by Pete Seeger. It's from a poem and the author is anonymous.
Get Up and Go
|Where do you get your oomph?|