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 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)

Sense 1oafish [BACK TO TOP]


Ill-mannered and coarse and contemptible in behavior or appearance


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


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

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