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Synonyms for oafish

Synonyms for oafish

ill-mannered and coarse and contemptible in behavior or appearance

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He assures himself that he is a member of an elite because he has been admitted to a college, but he despises learning and is oafishly contemptuous of it.
Everything seemed to be going swimmingly, with P Xain, Mr Love-Eggs and the rest of the 11-strong posse darting around the stage oafishly.
Abroad comedy about a man's man who evolves into a woman's man, "What Women Want" boasts an irresistible central conceit that more often than not is used for oafishly boisterous gags and squirm-inducing "sensitive man" wish fulfillment.
On Saturday at Rugby Park, as pounds 4million skipper Lorenzo Amoruso continued to oafishly stumble his way into the new season, Moore was easily the most impressive of the Rangers backline.
Oafishly refusing to learn the lesson of Antigone, the regime of Janos Kadar wasted three decades by refusing to say where Imre Nagy and his fellow combatants of the 1956 October Revolution were interred.