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Oaf is sometimes a misspelling of of.

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Definition of the noun oaf

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noun - plural: oafs / oaves (rare form)

  1. an awkward stupid person

Alternative definition of the noun oaf


  1. [obsolete] An elf's child; a changeling left by fairies or goblins, hence, a deformed or foolish child.
  2. [pejorative] A person, especially a large male, who is clumsy or a simpleton; an idiot.


Oaf a.k.a. ÖAF is an initialism for Österreichische Automobil-Fabrik, previously known as Österreichische Austro-Fiat, an Austrian car and truck manufacturer.

  • also known as Austro-Fiat


  1. Oaf is a fictional character from the 2008 film Machan.
  2. Oaf is a fictional character from the 1990 film Loose Cannons.


OAF a.k.a. Forcarey Astronomical Observatory: Forcarei Observatory is an astronomical observatory placed at Forcarey, Pontevedra.


  1. Oaf is a website.
  2. Oaf a.k.a. OAF homolog (Drosophila) is a gene.
    • also known as OAF homolog

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Oaf

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Google previewLinux Dictionary

by Binh Nguyen

OAF is an object activation framework for GNOME. It uses ORBit. From Redhat 8.0 RPM−Dictionary/html/index.html The GNOME Object Activation Framework. OAF is the new Object Activation Framework for ...

Google previewResearch and Advanced Technology for Digital Libraries (2003)

6th European Conference, ECDL 2002, Rome, Italy, September 16-18, 2002, Proceedings by Costantino Thanos

Open Archives Forum – OAF is an EU-funded accompanying measure involving the University of Bath – UKOLN (UK), Istituto di Elaborazione della Informazione- CNR (Italy) and Computing Center of Humboldt University (Germany) [8].

Google previewThe Ontario Craft Beer Guide (2017)

Second Edition by Robin LeBlanc, Jordan St. John

NOBLE OAF is an effervescent rye ...

Google previewWhat it Takes (2009)

Air Force Command of Joint Operations by Michael Spirtas, Thomas-Durell Young, S. Rebecca Zimmerman

JTF–Noble Anvil: The Questionable Joint Task Force OAF is an interesting event for the Air Force to consider. The operation to counter Serbian aggression against Kosovar Albanians relied mostly upon U.S. Air Force aircraft, yet the JTF ...

Google previewSequences of Proteins of Immunological Interest (1992)

by Elvin A. Kabat, Tai Te Wu, Carl Foeller, Harold M. Perry, Kay S. Gottesman


Google previewThe Concise New Partridge Dictionary of Slang and Unconventional English (2014)

by Tom Dalzell, Terry Victor

ANTARCTICA, 1960 oafo noun an oaf, a socially inferior fool, a lout. A conventional. ®oaf ̄. embellished. UK, 1959 Oak; the Austrian Oak nickname Arnold Schwarzenegger (b ...

Google previewThe Modern School and Office Dictionary of the English Language (1905)

by Noah Webster

Oaf breftk, n. A breaking out ; an Oaf ...

Google previewAn Universal Etymological English Dictionary; Comprehending the Derivations of the Generality of Words in the English Tongue, Either Ancient Or Modern, ... and Also a Brief and Clear Explication of All Difficult Words, ...together with a Large Collection and Explication of Words and Phrases Used in Our Ancient Statutes, Chartes, Writs, Old Records, and Processes in Law; ... Containing Many Thousand Words More Than Either Harris Philips, Kersey, Or Any English Dictionary Before Extant. To Wich is Added, a Collection of Our Most Common Proverbs, with Their Explication and Illustration. The Whole Work Compil'd and Methodically Digested, ... By N. Bailey, Philologos (1757)

OAF, a Foel, or filly Fellow. OAF'ISH, foolish, filly. OAF'ISHNESS, Foolishneft, Silliness, OAK [Aach, Sax. Gik, Belg. stieße; Teut.] one of the Mast bearing Trees. OAK ef Jerusalem, an Herb. OAK'AM, old Ropes untwisted, and OAK HAM, pulled ...

Google previewWebster's New World Dictionary (2003)

by Michael Agnes

a hardy cereal grass 2 its edible grain — oaf en adj. oaf Cake' n. a thin, flat cake made of oatmeal oath (6th) n., pi. oaths (oftz, oths) [OE athl 1 a declaration based on an appeal to God that one will speak the truth, keep a promise, etc.

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Oaf Meaning

Video shows what oaf means. An elf's child; a changeling left by fairies or goblins, hence, a deformed or foolish child.. A person, especially a large male, who is ...

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Scrabble value of O1A1F4

The value of this 3-letter word is 6 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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