Definitions for oaf

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary


  1. a crudely clumsy person; lout.

  2. a stupid person; idiot.

Origin of oaf:

1615–25; var. of auf, ME alfe, OE ælfelf


Princeton's WordNet

  1. lout, clod, stumblebum, goon, oaf, lubber, lummox, lump, gawk(noun)

    an awkward stupid person


  1. oaf(Noun)

    An elf's child; a changeling left by fairies or goblins, hence, a deformed or foolish child.

  2. oaf(Noun)

    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!

Webster Dictionary

  1. Oaf(noun)

    originally, an elf's child; a changeling left by fairies or goblins; hence, a deformed or foolish child; a simpleton; an idiot

Anagrams of oaf

  1. fao, FAO

  2. of a

  3. Fao

Translations for oaf

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


a stupid or clumsy person

That stupid oaf is always knocking things over.

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