- Imitative . (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“Katherine Bodenbender, another member of the ensemble, says that convincing the fingers of the right hand to play that "oompah" while the right thumb is plucking out the melody takes a little practice.”
“What makes the zither truly German is the "oompah" produced by all of those strings.”
“I'd even like to have a kind of oompah-music thingy on one of Ionic Vision's releases ... (laughs) Hey: It's all about that simple thing called "music"!”
“It's a typically riotous mix of oompah music-hall cavortings, slurred-pitch Middle Eastern rhapsodising, luxuriously sensuous clarinet love-songs, and stormy collective blasts reminiscent of the 1960s John Coltrane quartet.”
“The mention of Bavaria may still conjure up images of rowdy beer halls, oompah bands and red-cheeked folk in dirndl and lederhosen, but the state capital, Munich, is revamping itself as Germany's answer to silicon valley.”
“They will be frying fish in barrels of oil on the street, and setting off firecrackers, and dancing to an oompah band.”
“In Detroit's Greektown, you can yell "oompah" to saganaki -- cheese grilled in brandy and lit on fire!”
“Here was the bigger picture in testimony and flickering footage: the rise of Hitler from his lederhosen days; his campaign against Berlin, a dangerous world city of artists, thinkers, homosexuals, Jews and communists; we learned where the Brown Shirts got their mindset from, and their Mausers; how Hitler charmed and then rid himself of his political enemies; there was the burning of books to the sound of oompah bands.”
“And she can sing, even if the arrangement here has a bit of an oompah feel to it.”
“Long Island Summer Lounge is one of many rooftop bars to open across Germany in the past few years, offering sun-seeking patrons an elegant downtown alternative to the oompah of a shady beer garden.”
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