Synonyms of oafish in English:


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1‘her oafish idiot of a son’

stupid, foolish, idiotic, cretinous
ungainly, loutish, clumsy, awkward, gawkish, lumbering, ape-like, bearish, cloddish, clownish, doltish, Neanderthal, uncouth, uncultured, boorish, lumpen, rough, coarse, crass, brutish, blockish, rough-hewn, ill-mannered, badly behaved, unrefined, unsophisticated
informal clodhopping, blockheaded, moronic, boneheaded, half-witted, dumb, lamebrained, chuckleheaded, thickheaded
British informal yobbish
North American informal chowderheaded
archaic lubberly

smart, clever, neat