Quantcast
Merriam-Webster Logo
  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
  • Scrabble
  • Spanish Central
  • Learner's Dictionary

oatmeal

play
noun oat·meal \ˈōt-ˌmēl, ōt-ˈmēl\

Simple Definition of oatmeal

  • : oats that have been ground into flour or flattened into flakes

  • : a hot breakfast food that is made from oats

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of oatmeal

  1. 1 a :  meal made from oats b :  rolled oats

  2. 2 :  porridge made from ground or rolled oats


OATMEAL Defined for Kids

oatmeal

play
noun oat·meal \ˈōt-ˌmēl\

Definition of oatmeal for Students

  1. 1 :  oat seeds that have had the outer covering removed and are ground into meal or flattened into flakes

  2. 2 :  a hot cereal made from meal or flakes of oats




Learn More about oatmeal


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up oatmeal? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

to destroy or remove completely

Get Word of the Day daily email!

WORD GAMES

Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!

two-chairs-on-a-pier-by-the-ocean-in-summer

Which of the following words means “of or relating to summer”?

estival hiemal brumal vernal
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ