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1(clumsy, stupid person)zoquete feminine informalzopenco masculine informalzopenca feminine informal
- Those drunken oafs do not deserve the exaggerated respect they receive.
- Much as I would rather sit and stare into space than talk to such oafs, that would have been both rude and a missed opportunity - they were, after all, supposed to be the bee's knees.
- Seriously, if a man is a clumsy oaf before you met him, he'll always have that streak of clumsiness.
- That is, I am insensitive, brutal, clumsy and a big oaf.
- This idiot and his team of oafs had the audacity to patronize and laugh at Eugene last night.
- Rather than let those stereotypes build walls, I wanted to show people that bodybuilders are so much more than just big musclebound oafs to be afraid of.
- And he has been nothing but a gentleman compared to the big oaf whose been trying to bully him.
- Such a clumsy oaf should never be allowed to dance, much less with such energy.
- The second time, he had tripped over something, and Mary had called him ‘a clumsy oaf.’
- Nowadays it is the footballers who behave like oafs off the field, while rugby players act like hooligans on it.
- The oaf in question was met with a barrage of abuse - as we pointed out that we had a baby on board who was scared witless and screaming.
- It'd be better than being here with a big oaf who cares nothing about nobody!
- To some, the director-general is an oaf dressed in jester's clothing, a big-mouthed fool with a propensity to put his foot in it.
- Our branch contains a fair number of clumsy oafs and we own a hard boat with plenty of deck space for stumbling about.
- He sighed as well, thinking of the treat he would get if he ever got to apologize to the big oaf.
- Wasn't there some scrawny woman called Emma, and a big oaf who was in love with her?
- But clearly the lumbering oaf thinks they're all trying it on.
- They are big oafs with naught but lust for young maidens like you.
- ‘Yes, and we will make a raft of you big oafs, you and my brother Bolo,’ laughed Nalu.
- I didn't want to get married to a big oaf, so I ran away.
2(rude person)bruto masculinebruta feminine
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