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Meaning of "oaf" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD OAF

Variant of Old English ælfelf.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF OAF

oaf  [əʊf] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF OAF

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Oaf is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES OAF MEAN IN ENGLISH?

OAF

Oaf or the acronym OAF may refer to: ▪ An idiot or someone who is clumsy ▪ Open Accessibility Framework ▪ Oracle Application Framework, a software framework developed by Oracle Corporation for application development ▪ OAF, a railway station on the Cityrail South Coast line in New South Wales ▪ Associação Académica de Coimbra - O.A.F., an autonomous and professional football organization based in Coimbra, Portugal ▪ ÖAF, or Österreichische Automobil-Fabrik, Austrian car and truck brand...

Definition of oaf in the English dictionary

The definition of oaf in the dictionary is a stupid or loutish person.

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE OAF

oafish
oafishly
oafishness
Oahu
oak
oak apple
oak fern
oak gall
oak grove
oak leaf
oak leaf cluster
oak processionary moth
oak-aged
Oak-apple Day
oak-leaf cluster
oak-panelled
oaked
oaken
oakenshaw

WORDS THAT END LIKE OAF

af
ashraf
Carl XVI Gustaf
deaf
decaf
gold leaf
Graf
haaf
kaf
leaf
loaf
loose-leaf
Maple Leaf
meat loaf
Musharraf
overleaf
Piaf
pilaf
tea leaf
the Maple Leaf

Synonyms and antonyms of oaf in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «OAF»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «oaf» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of oaf
airhead · bear · berk · blockhead · bogan · bonehead · booby · boor · brute · bumpkin · charlie · churl · clod · coot · cougan · dickhead · dipstick · divvy · dolt · doofus · dork · dullard · dumb-ass · dummy · dunce · dweeb · eejit · fathead · fool · fuckwit · galoot · gawk · geek · gobshite · gonzo · goon · gorilla · halfwit · idiot · imbecile · jerk · lout · lummox · moron · nincompoop · nitwit · numpty · pillock · plank · plonker · prat · putz · sap · schmuck · scozza · simpleton · thicko · twit · wally

Translation of «oaf» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF OAF

Find out the translation of oaf to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of oaf from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «oaf» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

畸形儿
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

zoquete
570 millions of speakers

English

oaf
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

भद्दा
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

عوف
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

олух
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

OAF
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

হে / এস
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

lourdaud
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

O / S
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Flegel
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

のろま
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

OAF
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

O / S
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

người vô dụng
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

ஓ / எஸ்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

ओ / एस
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

İŞLETİM SİSTEMİ
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

allocco
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

oaf
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

олух
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

bădăran
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

oaf
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

pummel
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

oaf
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

oaf
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of oaf

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «OAF»

The term «oaf» is quite widely used and occupies the 48.462 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «OAF» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about oaf

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «OAF»

Discover the use of oaf in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to oaf and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Oaf
Eight-year-old Oaf, seeking his fortune with a band of talking animals, seeks to rescue five dwarfs and a dancing fox from their cruel master.
Julia Cunningham, 1986
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The Oaf:
You are not like an oaf who exerts himself without a purpose. You are not an oaf like my brother here who is without a wife and children of his own.” “Don't repeat it again, especially when we are in front of a child,” Ketcha cautioned. “Repeat ...
Janvier Chouteu-Chando, Janvier Tchouteu-Chando, 2014
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Skippy and Oaf Explore the Battles of the Immune System
Skippy and Oaf accompany Uncle Boxer to the Mayo Clinic, passing the journey as they discuss the body's immune system.
‎2010
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Music Recommendation and Discovery: The Long Tail, Long ...
< f oaf : PersonalProf ileDocument rdf : about= " " > < f oaf : maker rdf : resource= " #me " / > < f oaf : primaryTopic rdf : resource= " #me " / > <admin : generatorAgent rdf : resource= " http : / / f oaf ing- the -music . iua . upf . edu " /> <admin ...
Òscar Celma, 2010
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Semantic Techniques for the Web: The REWERSE Perspective
<rdf : RDF xmlns : rdf = "http : / /www. w3 ... rdf -syntax-nsi " xmlns : rdf s= "http : / / www. w3 ... rdf-schema#" xmlns : f oaf = "http : / /xmlns . com/ f oaf /0 . 1/ " xml : base= "http : / /www. example . com/ " > <f oaf : PersonalProf ileDocument rdf ...
Francois Bry, Jan Maluszynski, 2009
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Embedded Commissioning of Building Systems
... Cause Symptoms Groups I Leaking outside air damper ΔOAF(u=0)>0 Oversized minimum outside air damper ΔOAF(u=0)>0 Group II Outside air damper stuck closed or par- tially closed OAF (u=0) = OAF (u=10%) = OAF (u=50 %) Exhaust air ...
Ömer Akin, 2011
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Semantic Grid: Model, Methodology, and Applications
Example 5.12 (Class Mapping Rule Examples). R1: ycmi:emp(?en,?em,?an) :- ( y1 , rdf : type , f oaf : Person) , (y1 , f oaf :name,?en) , (y1,f oaf :mbox,?em) . R2: ycmi:emp(?an,?ah) :- (y2 , rdf : type , f oaf : OnlineEcommerceAccount ) , (y2,rdf ...
Zhaohui Wu, Huajun Chen, 2008
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Experimental Slips and Human Error: Exploring the ...
An example of a transformational error looks like this: "Why do you be an oaf sometimes?" The utterance was said to have violated a transformational rule, which normally requires both the tense marker PRESENT and the verb BE to be moved ...
Bernard J. Baars, 1992
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Semantic Web Programming
Future sections expand on this concept, including the next chapter that builds a Hello World semantic application. f oaf : workplaceHomepage <http:// semwebprogramming.com> . <http: //org. semwebprogramming /chapter. <http : / /org ...
John Hebeler, Matthew Fisher, Ryan Blace, 2011
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Reasoning Web: 4th International Summer School 2008, Venice ...
<http://www.mat.unical.it/~ianni/foaf.rdf> f oaf :primaryTopic _:me . _:me a foaf : Person . :me f oaf : name "Giovambattista Ianni Fig. 2. Giovambattista Ianni's personal FOAF file Fig. 3. Thomas Krennwallner's personal FOAF file abbreviated in ...
Cristina Baroglio, Piero A. Bonatti, Jan Maluszynski, 2008

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «OAF»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term oaf is used in the context of the following news items.
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Three join city's indy ranks
... Ursa Minor Apparel, which will sell men's and women's clothing from brands including Ragged Priest, Kuccia, Dudes Factory and Lazy Oaf. «Nottingham Post, Jul 15»
2
Cheers for the runners, the bicyclists — and the drivers
If I loll for a millisecond when the traffic light changes, and some impatient oaf behind me blasts his horn, I become nervous. I may feel jittery for ... «Quad City Times, Jul 15»
3
LEAN BACK! Touré Neblett On The Chopping Block (And Other …
On the chopping block is”The Cycle,” which includes the inexplicably one-name Touré Neblett, who just goes by “Touré,” that big oaf Ed Schultz ... «Daily Caller, Jul 15»
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Man facing numerous charges after manhunt in Greenacres
WHEN I WAS LEAVING I SEEN A COP OAF HERE AND I SEEN A COP AT THE END. AND I KNOW -- DUR THE CHASE HOWARD BROKE IN ... «WPBF West Palm Beach, Jul 15»
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The Demise Of Anthony Mantha Has Been Greatly Exaggerated
Probably not. For a lot of people it's the immediate thought something like "Oh great, another big lazy oaf who doesn't give a shit, doesn't go out ... «Winging It In Motown, Jul 15»
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Volumes Multi-Venue Festival Announces Second Line-Up
... to check in at all four venues taking part — Oxford Art Factory, OAF Gallery Bar, The Cliff Dive and Brighton Up Bar — with one wristband. «theMusic, Jul 15»
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Bright.md Closes on $3.5 Million Series A Round
OAF invests $10 million annually in the most promising startups and early-stage growth companies in Oregon and SW Washington. Over 1,900 ... «SYS-CON Media, Jul 15»
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Bridge: July 20, 2015
The oaf responded in clubs, but you assumed that risk when you doubled. (Most experts would have done the same.) To pass might be best ... «San Jose Mercury News, Jul 15»
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Travis From Clueless Celebrated the Movie's 20th Anniversary in an …
But once upon a time (20 years ago to be exact), he was also Clueless' Travis, the loveable (at least to Tai) oaf with a penchant for ... «E! Online, Jul 15»
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MPs receive idiot's guide to using Twitter: 7 social media gaffes by …
She posted to her then 13,000 followers that a passenger was playing music loudly and wearing a rude T-shirt: "Oaf on train drinking lager and ... «Bristol Post, Jul 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Oaf [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/oaf>. Jul 2020 ».
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