Adjective "oafish" definition and examples

Pronunciation

/ˈəʊfɪʃ/

Definitions and examples

adjective

Rough or clumsy and unintelligent.
  1. 'He called me a stupid, oafish, little girl in front of EVERYONE the night I met him.'
  2. 'He's a nasty, stupid, oafish and worryingly devious main character and put up against Homer, it's inevitable which one the public would go for.'
  3. 'And her smallness fills the room and makes everything else in it seem oafish and awkward in comparison, including me.'

Definitions

1. a clumsy, stupid person; lout.

2. a simpleton; dunce; blockhead.

3. Archaic. a deformed or mentally deficient child. a changeling.

More examples(as adjective)

"characters can be oafish."

"sweets can be oafish."

"sorts can be oafish."

"idiots can be oafish."

"brutalities can be oafish."

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Origin

(oaf)