Associations to the word «Oafish»
OAFISH, adjective. Characteristic of or resembling an oaf; clumsy, stupid
OAFISH, adjective. Ill-mannered and coarse and contemptible in behavior or appearance; "was boorish and insensitive"; "the loutish manners of a bully"; "her stupid oafish husband"; "aristocratic contempt for the swinish multitude".
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