But in two minutes the woman who might have changed soccer instead managed to reinforce all the associations with oafishness
and lack of control that the game is so desperate to escape.
Four teenage girls in platform shoes came by, talking loudly about the oafishness
of their boyfriends.
Roggabogga turned on familiar Forcefield themes of magnificence and oafishness
, but the deadpan quality puzzled some viewers.
Moore never strains to make a point, because the living conditions of the peasantry, the oafishness
of the provincial Catholic clergy, the frivolity of the rentier class were all out in plain view for anyone with eyes to see.
There was a time while he was at Rangers that we thought we would never be able to take Gazza without his oafishness
Sylvain Lafortune's solo translates his character's oafishness
into poignant movement.
Both, being young, had then the oafishness
and shrewishness of ambitiously upwardly mobile youth.
The traditional virtues of the English may live on in some rarefied quarters but to a foreign visitor or in the eyes of a Frenchman confronted by the oafishness
of the lager-drinking classes, we are deservedly on the edge of Europe.
A quiet, sorrowing day free of oaths and oafishness
. Without betting shops and boxing; with horses stabled and nothing to be heard except, here and there, the whack of willow on leather.