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Meaning of "oafishness" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF OAFISHNESS

oafishness  [ˈəʊfɪʃnəs] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF OAFISHNESS

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Oafishness 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 OAFISHNESS MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of oafishness in the English dictionary

The definition of oafishness in the dictionary is the quality or state of being stupid or loutish.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH OAFISHNESS


bearishness
ˈbɛərɪʃnəs
bluishness
ˈbluːɪʃnəs
boyishness
ˈbɔɪɪʃnəs
brackishness
ˈbrækɪʃnəs
bullishness
ˈbʊlɪʃnəs
dwarfishness
ˈdwɔːfɪʃnəs
elfishness
ˈɛlfɪʃnəs
Englishness
ˈɪŋɡlɪʃnəs
girlishness
ˈɡɜːlɪʃnəs
greenishness
ˈɡriːnɪʃnəs
hoggishness
ˈhɒɡɪʃnəs
huffishness
ˈhʌfɪʃnəs
Jewishness
ˈdʒuːɪʃnəs
raffishness
ˈræfɪʃnəs
reddishness
ˈrɛdɪʃnəs
sniffishness
ˈsnɪfɪʃnəs
standoffishness
ˌstændˈɒfɪʃnəs
sumphishness
ˈsʌmfɪʃnəs
toffishness
ˈtɒfɪʃnəs
wolfishness
ˈwʊlfɪʃnəs

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE OAFISHNESS

oaf
oafish
oafishly
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 OAFISHNESS

Britishness
business
Caithness
childishness
foolishness
foppishness
freshness
harshness
highness
lushness
much of a muchness
rashness
richness
roughness
Royal Highness
selfishness
smoothness
stylishness
thoroughness
toughness
unselfishness

Synonyms and antonyms of oafishness in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «oafishness» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF OAFISHNESS

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The translations of oafishness from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «oafishness» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

oafishness
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

oafishness
570 millions of speakers

English

oafishness
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

oafishness
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

oafishness
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

oafishness
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

oafishness
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

oafishly
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

oafishness
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Oafishly
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

oafishness
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

oafishness
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

oafishness
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Oafishly
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

oafishness
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

oafishly
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

अजीबपणे
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

oafishly
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

oafishness
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

oafishness
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

oafishness
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

prostia
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

oafishness
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

oafishness
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

oafishness
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

oafishness
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of oafishness

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «OAFISHNESS»

The term «oafishness» is used very little and occupies the 172.783 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «OAFISHNESS» OVER TIME

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

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «OAFISHNESS»

Discover the use of oafishness in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to oafishness and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
The Metamorphoses of Fat: A History of Obesity
PART. 3. FROM. OAFISHNESS. TO. POWERLESSNESS. The. Enlightenment. and. Sensibility. Body volumes become more individualized during the Age of Enlightenment. A disorderly agitation becomes possible. The notion of size supposes ...
Georges Vigarello, 2013
2
The Language War
This is not to deny the president's oafishness or sexual opportunism, but oafishness and opportunism are not prosecutable (or impeachable) offenses. 5. Sometimes the harassment charge is connected with Paula Jones's case against the ...
Robin Tolmach Lakoff, 2000
3
The Three Perils of Woman
The Three Perils of Womanhad an interested but shocked and hostile reception on its first publication, and this controversial text was omitted from all the nineteenth-century collected editions of Hogg’s works.
James Hogg, Antony Hasler, Douglas S. Mack, 2002
4
The Dickensian
For in another, and a subtler, sense it is still more forcibly suggested that he cannot be Datchery, by reason of his oafishness. But if his oafishness is but part of the role in which he is, for the time, living — as his own gloomy hero — it is not a ...
‎1929
5
New York Magazine
Live Banjo Music. yet unsticky Queen; as an outre cousin to the Prince, Julian Orchard turns snobbish oafishness into a jet of comic effervescence. And in what must be her last film role, as the Dowager Queen — so old and fragile as to make  ...
6
The Pirate Primer: Mastering the Language of Swashbucklers ...
... and seventeenth centuries were known to ridicule their Dutch counterparts based on certain sterotypically negative qualities, such as dishonesty, miserliness, shabbiness of appearance, personal uncleanliness, and bumbling oafishness.
George Choundas, 2010
7
The Happy Isles of Oceania: Paddling the Pacific
When I introduced the subject of New Zealand playing Fiji in rugby–whatabout the undemocratic government here?– they winced at me, as though Ihadfarted in church. No one hadan answer to this quite simple matter ofpolitical oafishness.
Paul Theroux, 2012
8
Men to Boys: The Making of Modern Immaturity
Austin is a crude hedonist unaware of his oafishness, outdated 19605 mod clothes, and bad teeth. Dr. Evil is curiously childish and vain, with his pet midget copy of himself, Mini Me, and his efforts to make his estranged and longlost son into ...
Gary S. Cross, 2013
9
Bow's Boy: A Novel
“Toby grew earlier and taller than the rest of us,” Ginger went on, “but he never outgrew his oafishness. Once, at the high school, he tripped on the stairs, fell down half a flight, and took out eleven people. I was there and counted the casualties.
Richard Babcock, 2010
10
A Critical Pronoucing Dictionary & Expositor of the English ...
OAFISHNESS, ife'ish-nls, «. Stupidity, dulness. OAK, ike, «. 295. A well-known tree; the wood of the tree. OAKAPPLE, oke'ap-pl, •• A kind of spongy excrescence on the oak. OAKEN', oVn. a. 103. Made of oak, gathered from oak. OAKENPIN ...
John Walker, 1830

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «OAFISHNESS»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term oafishness is used in the context of the following news items.
1
BWW Reviews: Mike Bartlett's BULL Fights to a Foregone …
He simulates a beached whale convincingly enough trying to chase Isobel around the room, he's likable, and he gives oafishness and ... «Broadway World, Jul 15»
2
Deflategate decision – With the NFL the goal is always prudence …
For Brady, the oafishness of the NFL's disciplinary wing has made him appear more and more sympathetic, which is quite a trick. The Patriots ... «Kent Sterling, Jul 15»
3
Matt Pond PA: The State of Gold
At this point, six songs deep into the thing, listeners should be be numb to this sort of lyrical oafishness. (After all, they were told nearly 20 ... «PopMatters, Jun 15»
4
Eoin Morgan: It's time to lift clouds from England one-day side
... fully embracing the tournament and reaching the final where they came up against a hard-nosed Australia side whose oafishness belied their ... «The Independent, Jun 15»
5
Dang those broken fishing rods
... why should I cost the store, or more accurately, the rod manufacturer a replacement rod when it was my oafishness that created the problem. «Yakima Herald-Republic, Jun 15»
6
Foreign Affairs: Syria's Solomonic justice
Assad's response to history's footsteps, then, was the antithesis of his neighbor Saddam Hussein's p0olitical oafishness, which led the Iraqi ... «Jerusalem Post Israel News, May 15»
7
How BMC is making IT service more mobile, scalable and flexible
... Andrew still thinks of itself as a "gorilla" in terms of cloud software platforms - by which he is trying to evoke size rather than oafishness. «Computer Business Review, May 15»
8
How Jackie O Played Matchmaker to Two of America's Greatest Minds
Yet even oafishness can have a holiday. Though this story takes place in 1978, it begins in 1976, when, following an introduction from friends, ... «Vanity Fair, May 15»
9
Boorish behaviour wrongly blamed on booze
What struck me most, however, was the readiness to place the blame for the oafishness not on the students, where it belonged, but on booze. «The Dominion Post, May 15»
10
We've had little joy over a big win says NICK FERRARI
Astonishingly, when called upon to explain their heavy-handed oafishness, Derbyshire police blathered on about “getting to know the local ... «Express.co.uk, May 15»

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