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Every new area demands new snark from the oafish Zeus, who complains about needing to get back into shape, and that the story took too long to get to the title screen.

The political mutterings of oafish celebrities are best ignored.

It was an appropriate response: violent oafs should be fired from their university jobs for violent, oafish behavior.

He looked like an oafish clod, even viewed objectively, and Forrester was making no efforts in that direction.

He was blaming himself bitterly now for his oafish clumsiness in blurting out the news so abruptly.

Here and there troopers were driving before their spears oafish peasants who had lingered too long.

The elder sister watched them—Alce a little oafish in his Sunday blacks, Ellen wearing her new spring hat with the daisies.

Didn't he have enough self-control just to ignore Symes and his oafish insults?


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On this page you'll find 53 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to oafish, such as: all thumbs, blundering, blunderous, bumbling, bungling, and butterfingered.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.