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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The quality of being clumsy.

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  • One character’s descent into madness seems rushed and over the top, and another character’s oafishness is exaggerated at times to the point of annoyance.
  • This country has descended into the depths of "oafishness" at best and total lunacy at worst.
  • Take heart, and don't let Snuffles's needling or Deej's oafishness upset you.
  • But Barber self-deprecatingly quotes that assessment, and manages throughout to make his oafishness more endearing than obnoxious. for more
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