Definition of oafish in English:

oafish

adjective

  • Stupid, uncultured, or clumsy.

    ‘oafish behavior’
    • ‘To be the object of the oafish affections of such a creature, even when they are honest and profound, cannot be expected to give any genuine joy to a woman of sense and refinement.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘He called me a stupid, oafish, little girl in front of EVERYONE the night I met him.’
    • ‘When you meet him, he's this very odd combination of literate Renaissance man and oafish uncle who says embarrassing things that you wish your girlfriend hadn't heard.’
    • ‘And her smallness fills the room and makes everything else in it seem oafish and awkward in comparison, including me.’
    stupid, foolish, idiotic, cretinous
    ungainly, loutish, clumsy, awkward, gawkish, lumbering, ape-like, bearish, cloddish, clownish, doltish, neanderthal, uncouth, uncultured, boorish, lumpen, rough, coarse, crass, brutish, blockish, rough-hewn, ill-mannered, badly behaved, unrefined, unsophisticated
    clodhopping, blockheaded, moronic, boneheaded, half-witted, dumb, lamebrained, chuckleheaded, thickheaded
    yobbish
    chowderheaded
    lubberly
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Pronunciation:

oafish

/ˈōfiSH/