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OAFISH

 Dictionary entry overview: What does oafish mean? 

OAFISH (adjective)
  The adjective OAFISH has 1 sense:

1. ill-mannered and coarse and contemptible in behavior or appearance

  Familiarity information: OAFISH used as an adjective is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


OAFISH (adjective)


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Meaning:

Ill-mannered and coarse and contemptible in behavior or appearance

Synonyms:

boorish; loutish; neanderthal; oafish; swinish; neandertal

Context examples:

was boorish and insensitive / the loutish manners of a bully / her stupid oafish husband / aristocratic contempt for the swinish multitude

Similar:

unrefined ((used of persons and their behavior) not refined; uncouth)


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