Origin of vim
Examples from the Web for vim
It would seem that for all of its ostensible lack of vim and vigor, Israel Media Watch is a very effective organization.
Barack Obama, on the other hand, appears set to greet Vineyarders Sunday with all the vim of J.D. Salinger.
He used the latter frequently, throwing it with vim this way and that.Abraham Lincoln|William Eleroy Curtis
The snap and vim went out of his strokes, and his speed slackened perceptibly.Jim Spurling, Fisherman|Albert Walter Tolman
She does so love variety—and she has entered into everything already with such a vim.Miss Pat at School|Pemberton Ginther
Full of life and vim, it commends itself to those desiring to be entertained and instructed.
Now that the season was started the baseball practice went on with a vim.Baseball Joe on the School Nine|Lester Chadwick
British Dictionary definitions for vim
Word Origin for vim
Word Origin and History for vim
1843, usually said to be from Latin vim, accusative of vis "strength, force, power, energy." But perhaps the modern word is purely imitative.