clumsy oaf


clumsy oaf
s.
ganso, persona torpe.

Nuevo Diccionario Inglés-Español. 2014.

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  • oaf — noun (C) a stupid awkward man or boy: You clumsy oaf! oafish adjective oafishly adverb oafishness noun (U) …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • oaf´ish|ness — oaf|ish «OH fihsh», adjective. very stupid or clumsy. SYNONYM(S): lubberly. –oaf´ish|ly, adverb. –oaf´ish|ness, noun …   Useful english dictionary

  • oaf´ish|ly — oaf|ish «OH fihsh», adjective. very stupid or clumsy. SYNONYM(S): lubberly. –oaf´ish|ly, adverb. –oaf´ish|ness, noun …   Useful english dictionary

  • oaf|ish — «OH fihsh», adjective. very stupid or clumsy. SYNONYM(S): lubberly. –oaf´ish|ly, adverb. –oaf´ish|ness, noun …   Useful english dictionary

  • Oaf — ([=o]f), n. [See {Auf}.] 1. Originally, an elf s child; a changeling left by fairies or goblins; hence, a deformed or foolish child; a simpleton; an idiot. [1913 Webster] 2. A clumsy or awkward person. Syn: klutz, clod, lummox, stumblebum. [PJC] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • oaf — [n] person who is clumsy, stupid beast, blunderer, bruiser, brute, chump*, clod, clown, dolt, dumb ox*, dunce, fool, goon*, idiot, imbecile, klutz*, loser, lout*, moron, nincompoop*, ox*, sap*, simpleton; concept 412 Ant. handyman …   New thesaurus

  • oaf — ► NOUN ▪ a stupid, boorish, or clumsy man. DERIVATIVES oafish adjective. ORIGIN originally in the sense «elf s child, changeling», later «idiot child»: from Old Norse, elf …   English terms dictionary

  • oaf — [ōf] n. [earlier auf, ouphe < ON alfr,ELF] 1. Obs. CHANGELING (sense 1) 2. a stupid person; specif., a stupid, clumsy fellow; lout oafish adj. oafishly adv …   English World dictionary

  • oaf — (ōf), n. 1) a crudely clumsy person; lout 2) a stupid person; idiot • Etymology: 1615–25; var. of auf, ME alfe, OE ælf elf oaf′ish, adj. oaf′ish•ly, adv. oaf′ish•ness, n …   From formal English to slang

  • oaf — [[t]o͟ʊf[/t]] oafs N COUNT: oft adj N (disapproval) If you refer to someone, especially a man or boy, as an oaf, you think that they are impolite, clumsy, or aggressive. Leave the lady alone, you drunken oaf. Syn: lout …   English dictionary

  • oaf — noun /əʊf,oʊf/ A person, especially a large male, who is clumsy or a simpleton; an idiot. Ouch! You dropped that box on my feet, you lumbering oaf! Syn: dummy, galoot, imbecile, lout …   Wiktionary


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