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Idioms for oat
- to feel frisky or lively.
- to be aware of and use one's importance or power.
Origin of oat
OTHER WORDS FROM oatoat·like, adjective
Words nearby oat
Example sentences from the Web for oats
Oatmeal is made with extra-thick-cut Snoqualmie Falls oats, which pack a deep-roasted flavor.Spaghetti for Breakfast?! Not So Crazy at This Idaho Farm Café|Jane & Michael Stern|August 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In their unadulterated form, oats are pretty much free of simple sugars.
Call them Trojan horse foods: nutritiously pleasing ingredients (oats, yogurts) that conceal a whole host of junk.
Stir in the oats, nuts, coconut, and the flour mixture, do not overmix.
In sum, many Chinese leaders, businessmen and youth are feeling their oats.
I reckon she was feelin' her oats, visitin' at the Senator's house.Partners of Chance|Henry Herbert Knibbs
The devil ran in the morning to the oats-field, but the oats were all cut down.
Ranks fourth in wheat and barley, sixth in hay, eighth in oats.Alden's Handy Atlas of the World|John B. Alden
Wheat is the chief grain crop, but large quantities of barley and oats are also grown.
The farmer caught up a huge flail with which he was wont to thresh out his oats.Hunted and Harried|R.M. Ballantyne
British Dictionary definitions for oats
- to feel exuberant
- to feel self-important
Word Origin for oat
Idioms and Phrases with oats
see feel one's oats; sow one's wild oats.