What is another word for oaf?

300 synonyms found


[ ˈə͡ʊf], [ ˈə‍ʊf], [ ˈəʊ_f]

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How to use "Oaf" in context?

1. There are a few words that elicit an affectionate response, but "oaf" is one of them. Originally meaning someone who is clumsy or silly, the word has evolved to denote a funny or likeable person. Even people who would typically be considered unapproachable can be endearing if they are oafs.

2. Oafs are often quick with a joke, and can be counted on to make you laugh. They also have a fund of knowledge that they're happy to share, whether it's about trivia or something more serious.

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