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oaf

 (ōf)
n.
A person regarded as stupid or clumsy.

[Old Norse alfr, elf, silly person; see albho- in Indo-European roots.]

oaf′ish adj.
oaf′ish·ly adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.oafish - ill-mannered and coarse and contemptible in behavior or appearance; "was boorish and insensitive"; "the loutish manners of a bully"; "her stupid oafish husband"; "aristocratic contempt for the swinish multitude"
unrefined - (used of persons and their behavior) not refined; uncouth; "how can a refined girl be drawn to such an unrefined man?"

oafish

adjective loutish, stupid, gross, thick, rough, dull, dim, dense, dumb (informal), coarse, lumbering, bovine, churlish, brutish, dozy (Brit. informal), stolid, boorish, moronic, gawky, obtuse, uncouth, lumpen (informal), slow on the uptake (informal), ill-bred, lumpish, swinish, dumb-ass (slang), clodhopping (informal), doltish, unmannerly, boneheaded (slang), ill-mannered, dim-witted (informal) He's nothing but a bigoted, oafish lout.
bright, sharp, acute, smart, clever, intelligent, brainy (informal), quick-witted
Translations
شَخْص أخْرَق أو أبْلَه
tåbelig
klaufalegur

oafish

[ˈəʊfɪʃ] ADJzafio

oafish

adjflegelhaft, lümmelhaft; (= clumsy)tölpelhaft

oafish

[ˈəʊfɪʃ] adj (behaviour) → da zoticone/a
an oafish person → uno/a zoticone/a

oaf

(əuf) noun
a stupid or clumsy person. That stupid oaf is always knocking things over.
ˈoafish adjective
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How stupid we were, Beowulf, / how oafishly arrogant to wait on our backs / for the monster" (31)--and William Carlos Williams's "The Red Wheelbarrow" in "Manifesto": "Nothing depends / on a gray golf cart" (50).