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Meaning of "oafishly" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF OAFISHLY

oafishly  [ˈəʊfɪʃlɪ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF OAFISHLY

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Oafishly is an adverb.
The adverb is an invariable part of the sentence that can change, explain or simplify a verb or another adverb.

WHAT DOES OAFISHLY MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of oafishly in the English dictionary

The definition of oafishly in the dictionary is in a way which is stupid or loutish.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH OAFISHLY


childishly
ˈtʃaɪldɪʃlɪ
dwarfishly
ˈdwɔːfɪʃlɪ
elfishly
ˈɛlfɪʃlɪ
feverishly
ˈfiːvərɪʃlɪ
fiendishly
ˈfiːndɪʃlɪ
foolishly
ˈfuːlɪʃlɪ
freakishly
ˈfriːkɪʃlɪ
huffishly
ˈhʌfɪʃlɪ
lavishly
ˈlævɪʃlɪ
offishly
ˈɒfɪʃlɪ
raffishly
ˈræfɪʃlɪ
selfishly
ˈselfɪʃlɪ
sheepishly
ˈʃiːpɪʃlɪ
slavishly
ˈsleɪvɪʃlɪ
sluggishly
ˈslʌɡɪʃlɪ
sniffishly
ˈsnɪfɪʃlɪ
standoffishly
ˌstændˈɒfɪʃlɪ
stylishly
ˈstaɪlɪʃlɪ
unselfishly
ʌnˈsɛlfɪʃlɪ
wolfishly
ˈwʊlfɪʃlɪ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE OAFISHLY

oaf
oafish
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 OAFISHLY

aguishly
amateurishly
boyishly
cartoonishly
clannishly
cliquishly
coquettishly
doltishly
freshly
garishly
ghoulishly
hellishly
impishly
knavishly
mannishly
outlandishly
peevishly
skittishly
squeamishly
uppishly
waggishly

Synonyms and antonyms of oafishly in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «oafishly» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF OAFISHLY

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

Translator English - Chinese

oafishly
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

oafishly
570 millions of speakers

English

oafishly
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

oafishly
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

oafishly
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

oafishly
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

oafishly
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

কদাকার
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

oafishly
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Oafish
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

oafishly
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

oafishly
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

oafishly
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Oafish
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

oafishly
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

oafish
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

औपचारिक
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

sersem
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

oafishly
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

oafishly
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

oafishly
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

oafishly
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

oafishly
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

oafishly
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

oafishly
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

oafishly
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of oafishly

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «OAFISHLY»

The term «oafishly» is normally little used and occupies the 129.020 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «OAFISHLY» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «oafishly» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «oafishly» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

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

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «OAFISHLY»

Discover the use of oafishly in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to oafishly and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Philip Larkin: A Concordance to the Poetry of Philip Larkin
By three o'clock Four o'clock: wedge-shadowed gardens lie O'er 2 A web of drifting mist o'er wood and wold, Of deep December; blowing o'er the graves Oafishly 1 Oafishly warm inside. I sit and beam Oaks 1 And gestures like these English ...
R. J. C. Watt, 1995
2
Reprinted Glossaries
Gar, v. to make, or oblige by force ; as, ' I'll gar you do it.' Garfits, sb. garbage. Garsil, sb. hedging-thorns,or other brushwood used in making dead hedges. Garth, sb. a yard, or small in- closure near a house. Ganv, v. to stare about oafishly.
Walter William Skeat, 1873
3
New York Magazine
Tom Frenkel, Sunnyside, N.Y. olden times — stack of unread Sunday papers. jodeane Albright, Pocatello, Idaho oafishly — bass-ackwards. James Doherty, Fall River, Mass. obbligato — 1. Sp. person who is forced to do a cat's bidding; 2. a ...
4
Planet Google: One Company's Audacious Plan to Organize ...
Draws on interviews with Google's CEO and the heads of its newest businesses to trace the story of the company's ambitions and influence, covering such topics as its acquisition of YouTube and its role in reshaping business and culture.
Randall Stross, 2009
5
The Lost Crown
He's so oafishly proud of that thing. Farther inland, we tromp through fields and flop down together in heaps to rest in haystacks while Aleksei marches about with his miniature rifle, pretending the tall banks are The Lost Crown 72.
Sarah Miller, 2012
6
Inconceivable Conceptions: Psychological Aspects of ...
We had some modest success with Melody, but then we couldn't for the life of us get her nappy tapes to stick - we kept oafishly smearing them with cream. Worse, Melody started to cry inconsolahly, and we left in a state of agonised anticipation  ...
Jane Haynes, Juliet Miller, 2004
7
Message from an Unknown Chinese Mother: Stories of Loss and Love
In China, “growing up healthy and beautiful” includes “sleeping the back of the head flat,” because we consider a flattened back of the head beautiful, and an “ oafishly protruding forehead and a spoon-shaped back of the head” as something to ...
Xinran, 2012
8
Storyteller: The Authorized Biography of Roald Dahl
He was tall, broad-shouldered and oafishly opinionated: a “smooth talker,” as one former business partner described him,16 who “walked like a bear,” 17 and whose restless blue eyes and strong bald dome of a head reminded Lady Bird ...
Donald Sturrock, 2011
9
Fatal Cure
At least Wadley's oafishly inappropriate advances hadfinally spurred herto action. Avoidingthemisty rain asmuch as possible,shedashed from the main hospitalbuilding to theImaging Center. Once under the projecting eaves she slowedto a ...
Robin Cook, 2013
10
My Inflatable Friend: The Confessions of Rollo Hemphill
My way was blocked oafishly by Laszlo, our exceptionally short Hungarian doorman, who apparently did not understand his role in the script and instead of enhancing my image by making straight my way, interposed his diminutive, plump self ...
Gerald Everett Jones, 2009

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «OAFISHLY»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term oafishly is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Spectacularly WTF Restaurant Stories, Part 2
then laughed oafishly and said “you're a sweet guy, Bob.” The woman with him looked embarrassed but also laughed. I like to think that she ... «Jezebel, Jul 15»
2
Comic-Con Quick Picks: With Mark Evanier's pen, it's always a word …
... that blindsides us enough to delight us, and that deftly taps the funny bone instead of oafishly shattering it, like so much clumsy comedy. «Washington Post, Jul 15»
3
Victoria Coren Mitchell solves your problems
If your girlfriend still finds you oafishly flabby and hirsute, it may not be Justin Bieber she wants but Jessica Biel. Then again, you refer vaguely ... «GQ.com, Jul 15»
4
'Outlander' Did Something Radical Again
True to the way he was raised, Jamie had been oafishly possessive of Jenny's “honor” -- itself an antiquated and highly problematic notion ... «Huffington Post, Apr 15»
5
She, The Ultimate Weapon
Why did the military choose a naïve, emotionally fragile, oafishly-clumsy high school girl who looks like she isn't a day over 12 to stuff full of ... «Anime News Network, Apr 15»
6
'Knock Knock, It's Tig Notaro': Wherever she goes, there she is
... out on the open road with a film crew, joined by John Dore, an oafishly adorable comedian who serves as both her driver and opening act. «Washington Post, Apr 15»
7
Game of Thrones weapons master: 'we try not to kill people'
But while Joffrey named his sword Widow's Wail (and, rather oafishly, used it to cut the cake at his fateful wedding), Jaime later passed his ... «Telegraph.co.uk, Apr 15»
8
Furious 7 Review: Thrilling, Ridiculous, and, Yes, Sad
And, muscled-up and oafishly macho as they may be—grunting with almost Dada levels of male performance—the films, beginning with The ... «Vanity Fair, Mar 15»
9
Watch: This Is What Up Would Look Like as a Horror Movie
Thankfully, Doug does not make an appearance in this video, so our memory of him as an oafishly lovable pooch can remain unsullied. «Slate Magazine, Mar 15»
10
Bloc Weekender 2015: the DiS review
Down the front for their Friday night set, the dancefloor is conspicuous by female dominance, which I had to oafishly puncture: lean against the ... «Drowned In Sound, Mar 15»

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