Oaf Definition

ōf
oafs
noun
oafs
Webster's New World
A stupid person; specif., a stupid, clumsy fellow; lout.
Webster's New World
Antonyms:
handyman

Other Word Forms of Oaf

Noun

Singular:
oaf
Plural:
oafs

Origin of Oaf

  • From auf, Old Norse álfr (“elf") (> Norwegian bokmÃ¥l alv). Akin to German Alb (“incubus").

    From Wiktionary

  • Old Norse alfr elf, silly person albho- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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