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Meaning of "oafish" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF OAFISH

oafish  [ˈəʊfɪʃ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF OAFISH

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Oafish is an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES OAFISH MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of oafish in the English dictionary

The definition of oafish in the dictionary is stupid or loutish.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH OAFISH


blowfish
ˈbləʊˌfɪʃ
catfish
ˈkætˌfɪʃ
crawfish
ˈkrɔːˌfɪʃ
crayfish
ˈkreɪˌfɪʃ
dealfish
ˈdiːlˌfɪʃ
fish
fɪʃ
flatfish
ˈflætˌfɪʃ
goldfish
ˈɡəʊldˌfɪʃ
jellyfish
ˈdʒɛlɪˌfɪʃ
needlefish
ˈniːdəlˌfɪʃ
sailfish
ˈseɪlˌfɪʃ
selfish
ˈsɛlfɪʃ
shellfish
ˈʃɛlˌfɪʃ
starfish
ˈstɑːˌfɪʃ
stockfish
ˈstɒkˌfɪʃ
sunfish
ˈsʌnˌfɪʃ
swordfish
ˈsɔːdˌfɪʃ
triggerfish
ˈtrɪɡəˌfɪʃ
unselfish
ʌnˈsɛlfɪʃ
whitefish
ˈwaɪtˌfɪʃ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE OAFISH

oaf
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 OAFISH

big fish
bluefish
cuttlefish
deafish
devilfish
drink like a fish
elfish
finfish
flowerhorn fish
flying fish
kettle of fish
killifish
kingfish
milkfish
parrotfish
river fish
sawfish
standoffish
wolfish
zebrafish

Synonyms and antonyms of oafish in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «OAFISH»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «oafish» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of oafish

Translation of «oafish» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF OAFISH

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

Translator English - Chinese

oafish
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

lerdos
570 millions of speakers

English

oafish
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

oafish
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

oafish
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

придурковатый
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

oafish
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

গণ্ডমূর্খ
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

lourdaud
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Oaf
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

tölpelhaft
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

うすのろの
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

oafish
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Oaf
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

vụng về
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

அருவருக்கதக்க மனிதர்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

बहिरा
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

sersem
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

balordo
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

oafish
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

придуркуватий
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

nerod
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

oafish
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

ploertagtig
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

oafish
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

oafish
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of oafish

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «OAFISH»

The term «oafish» is quite widely used and occupies the 43.540 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «OAFISH» OVER TIME

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

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «OAFISH»

Discover the use of oafish in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to oafish and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Philosophy of Language: A Contemporary Introduction
features that we need: it allows for indefinitely long and indefinitely many grammatical sentences of Oafish, and (nonetheless) it manages to specify the truth condition of every one of them. For example, if an Oafish speaker utters "Fa," we learn ...
William G. Lycan, 2000
2
Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary
... /oo/ preposition used as part of many last names: Jeanne O Connor oaf /auf/ © /oof/ noun [C] old-fashioned a stupid, rude or awkward person, especially a man: a drunken/insensitive/stupid oaf 'a You clumsy oaf! You've broken it! oafish /'au.
‎2008
3
The Book of Pirates
... errant fawning fetid fobbing (deceiving) frothy (trifling) froward gleeking (jibing) gorbellied (big belly) gouty (diseased) hapless (luckless) horrid impertinent keelhauled lubberly (oafish) loggerheaded (oafish) lumpish (oafish) malapert ( rude, ...
Christine Lampe, 2010
4
A Sliver of Light: Three Americans Imprisoned in Iran
She darts over to Shane and Sarah. We aren't yet seated when the ambassador introduces herself as Livia Leu Agosti and asks, “How are you? Are you okay?” “ Please remember,” the oafish interrogator cuts in, “you have thirty minutes to talk.
Shane Bauer, Josh Fattal, Sarah Shourd, 2014
5
Untitled
... oaf* You clumsy oaf! You've broken it! oafish /"@U.fIS/ /"oU-/ adjective old- fashioned like or typical of an oaf; (of a person, especially a man) stupid, rude or awkward: oafish behaviour * an oafish young man . oafishness ...
6
Twelve Trees
An oafish man with orange hair sprouting out of his head like a Chia Pet swaggers in behind the scar-faced man. They're both wearing big smiles like they own the place. The oafish man has his hands in the pockets of his navy blue trench ...
J. D. Carpenter, 2008
7
Byron and the Websters: The Letters and Entangled Lives of ...
Benita Eisler has this to say of this incident, for readers who might not be able to grasp its meaning from the original Byron letter: His Cambridge crony, 'Bold' Webster, oafish mascot of their group, had taken to himself a beautiful, rich and ...
John Stewart, 2008
8
He Has Made Me Glad: Enjoying God's Goodness with Reckless ...
My belief is that he regards me as oafish, shallow and arrogant. I can't prove that he sees me that way, but my experience has led me to believe, right or wrong, that he does. So how do I act when I am around him? To my great frustration and  ...
Ben Patterson, 2005
9
Three Days in the Hermit Kingdom: An American Visits North Korea
As we passed the prissy bugle boys and their rock-tossing colleague, Mr. Kim the Younger quietly reminded us yet again to refrain from the temptation to mimic the pose captured by Kim Il Sung as that was the height ofillmannered and oafish ...
Eddie Burdick, 2010
10
English Grammar For Dummies
The addition of the florists magnificent more magnificent than a work of art most magnificent of all the ninjas notorious florists oafish less oafish than the young prince least oafish of all the cab drivers prune faced less prunefaced than her ...
Geraldine Woods, 2010

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «OAFISH»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term oafish is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Aorus X7 Pro-Sync Review
... frame makes the 8.4-pound G751JY (16.4 x 12.5 x 0.9~1.7 inches) and Dominator Pro (6.9 x 11.6 x 1.9 inches) look oafish by comparison. «Laptop Mag, Jul 15»
2
'Pixels' review: Adam Sandler stinks, as usual, in idiotic video-game …
Mixing oafish bits of George W. Bush and Rob Ford into the character, James looks somewhat lost in a role that doesn't require him to fall on his ... «MLive.com, Jul 15»
3
Our view: Redneck? We don't think so
... whose sun-scorched necks signified long days in the sun – has become something of a pejorative, calling to mind oafish hayseeds who don't ... «Dothan Eagle, Jul 15»
4
Kingpin box set review: 'a darkly entertaining take on life in a …
“I'm just a businessman, but I'll do whatever it takes to succeed,” he warns the oafish Captain Lazareno when the latter remarks that the ... «The Guardian, Jul 15»
5
Nick Curtis: Let's not fudge what really is offensive speech
He and fellow oafish superannuated lad Richard Hammond stand accused of homophobia for posting pictures of themselves next to the sign ... «Evening Standard, Jul 15»
6
McKim: Trump the Populist vs McCain And The Status Quo
These words are at best insulting and oafish. But it is not, as we would say at a Service Academy like the one Senator McCain and Mr. Trump ... «Breitbart News, Jul 15»
7
Trigger warnings are coming to UK universities, while Columbia …
“There is a more pernicious American cultural invasion” coming across the Atlantic than “greasy fast food, oafish Hollywood shoot 'em up films ... «The College Fix, Jul 15»
8
Western Lit, shot to death by 'trigger warnings'
Boring bien pensant opinion in Europe has long maintained that low-brow American culture — all the greasy fast food, oafish Hollywood shoot ... «Politico, Jul 15»
9
Troilus & Cressida, Highdown Gardens, Worthing, until Sunday, July …
Young's direction brings out plenty of laughs – principally from Peter Goode's booming and oafish Ajax and from Lee Payne as the deformed and scurrilous ... «The Argus, Jul 15»
10
'Ant-Man' Doesn't Shrink From Superhero Challenge
Hank admires the silent, cooperative and socialized efficiency of tiny ants, and believes Avengers, by contrast, to be oafish and prone to overkill ... «Philly.com, Jul 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Oafish [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/oafish>. May 2021 ».
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