Definition of oompah noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈʊmpɑː//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈʊmpɑː//
; BrE BrE//ˈuːmpɑː//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈuːmpɑː//
(also oompah-pah)(informal)
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used to refer to the sound produced by a group of brass instruments an oompah band Word Origin late 19th cent.: imitative.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: oompah