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  1. va-va-voom(Interjection)

    Expressing that something is lively, sexy, passionate, and/or exciting.

  2. Origin: Possibly dates backs to the 1950s. It was the title of a piece of music by jazz composer Gil Evans in the 1985 film musical Absolute Beginners based on the 1958 novel by Colin MacInnes. A phrase made famous by French footballer Thierry Henry meaning lively or passionate. Used by him in Renault Clio advertisements and subsequently added to the Oxford English Dictionary.

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