Oaf

  • 1 ÖAF — Logo (Es handelt sich um den Gräf Stift Löwen, nicht zu verwechseln mit dem Braunschweiger Löwen des ÖAF Mutterkonzerns MAN. MAN hat diesen wiederum von Büssing übernommen.) ÖAF (Abkürzung für Österreichische Automobil Fabriks AG) ist eine… …

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  • 2 OAF — ÖAF ÖAF est un constructeur de poids lourds autrichien, issu de la scission de Austro FIAT en 1921. ÖAF a été créé par FIAT en 1907 et est aujourd hui intégré dans le groupe allemand MAN. Histoire d ÖAF En 1907, Fiat créa une filiale en Autriche… …

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  • 3 ÖAF — est un constructeur de poids lourds autrichien, issu de la scission de Austro FIAT en 1921. ÖAF a été créé par FIAT en 1907 et est aujourd hui intégré dans le groupe allemand MAN. Histoire En 1907, Fiat créa une filiale en Autriche qui s est d… …

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  • 4 oaf — oaf; oaf·ish; oaf·ish·ly; oaf·ish·ness; …

    English syllables

  • 5 Oaf — ([=o]f), n. [See {Auf}.] 1. Originally, an elf s child; a changeling left by fairies or goblins; hence, a deformed or foolish child; a simpleton; an idiot. [1913 Webster] 2. A clumsy or awkward person. Syn: klutz, clod, lummox, stumblebum. [PJC] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 6 oaf — [əuf US ouf] n [Date: 1600 1700; : Old Norse; Origin: alfr elf ] someone who is stupid or awkward, especially a man >oafish adj …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 7 oaf — [ ouf ] noun count a man who is not sensitive or THOUGHTFUL and who behaves in a rude or unpleasant way …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 8 oaf — (n.) 1620s, auf, oph (modern form from 1630s), a changeling; a foolish child left by the fairies [Johnson], from a Scandinavian source, Cf. Norw. alfr silly person, in Old Norse, elf (see ELF (Cf. elf)). Hence, a misbegotten, deformed idiot.… …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 9 oaf — has the plural form oafs …

    Modern English usage

  • 10 oaf — [n] person who is clumsy, stupid beast, blunderer, bruiser, brute, chump*, clod, clown, dolt, dumb ox*, dunce, fool, goon*, idiot, imbecile, klutz*, loser, lout*, moron, nincompoop*, ox*, sap*, simpleton; concept 412 Ant. handyman …

    New thesaurus

  • 11 oaf — ► NOUN ▪ a stupid, boorish, or clumsy man. DERIVATIVES oafish adjective. ORIGIN originally in the sense «elf s child, changeling», later «idiot child»: from Old Norse, elf …

    English terms dictionary

  • 12 oaf — [ōf] n. [earlier auf, ouphe < ON alfr,ELF] 1. Obs. CHANGELING (sense 1) 2. a stupid person; specif., a stupid, clumsy fellow; lout oafish adj. oafishly adv …

    English World dictionary

  • 13 ÖAF — Österreichische Automobil Fabrik Тип дочерняя компания MAN SE Год основания 1907 Упразднена 1931 Причина упразднения …

    Википедия

  • 14 oaf — n. a stupid oaf (you stupid oaf!) * * * [əʊf] a stupid oaf (you stupid oaf!) …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 15 OAF — The acronym OAF may refer to: Oracle Application Framework, a software framework developed by Oracle Corporation for application development OAF (station), a railway station on the Cityrail South Coast line in New South Wales Associação Académica …

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  • 16 oaf — (ōf), n. 1) a crudely clumsy person; lout 2) a stupid person; idiot • Etymology: 1615–25; var. of auf, ME alfe, OE ælf elf oaf′ish, adj. oaf′ish•ly, adv. oaf′ish•ness, n …

    From formal English to slang

  • 17 oaf —    ‘You great oaf’ is now typically a playful insult used by a woman to a man, referring to his clumsiness and hinting at his stupidity. That phrase is used in such a way in Edna Ferber’s Showboat, for instance. In Henry’s War, by Jeremy Brooks,… …

    A dictionary of epithets and terms of address

  • 18 oaf — Auf Auf ([add]f), n. [OE. auph, aulf, fr. Icel. [=a]lfr elf. See {Elf}.] [Also spelt {oaf}, {ouphe}.] A changeling or elf child, that is, one left by fairies; a deformed or foolish child; a simpleton; an oaf. [Obs.] Drayton. [1913 Webster] || …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 19 oaf — [[t]o͟ʊf[/t]] oafs N COUNT: oft adj N (disapproval) If you refer to someone, especially a man or boy, as an oaf, you think that they are impolite, clumsy, or aggressive. Leave the lady alone, you drunken oaf. Syn: lout …

    English dictionary

  • 20 oaf — UK [əʊf] / US [oʊf] noun [countable] Word forms oaf : singular oaf plural oafs a man who is not sensitive or thoughtful and who behaves in a rude or unpleasant way …

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