[ oom-pah, oo m- ]
/ ˈum pɑ, ˈʊm- /
a repetitious bass accompaniment in music typically provided by brasses.
marked by an oompah: oompah band.
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Also oom·pah-pah [oom-pah-pah, oo m-] /ˈum pɑˌpɑ, ˈʊm-/.
Origin of oompah
First recorded in 1875–80; imitative
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British Dictionary definitions for oompah
/ (ˈuːmˌpɑː) /
a representation of the sound made by a deep brass instrument, esp in military band music
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