oat·​er | \ ˈō-tər How to pronounce oater (audio) \

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Recent Examples on the Web The innate superiority of the Hemsworth family gene pool is demonstrated by Timothy Woodward Jr.’s low-budget oater in which Luke, older brother to Chris and Liam, plays Wild Bill Hickok. Frank Scheck, The Hollywood Reporter, "'Hickok': Film Review," 7 July 2017 Luke Hemsworth plays Wild Bill in this oater also featuring Kris Kristofferson, Trace Adkins and Bruce Dern. Frank Scheck, The Hollywood Reporter, "'Hickok': Film Review," 7 July 2017 Lee’s career, though, has faded with the popularity of the cinematic oater. Robert W. Butler, kansascity.com, "In ‘The Hero,’ Sam Elliott delivers a heroic performance," 29 June 2017

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First Known Use of oater

1946, in the meaning defined above

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“Oater.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/oater. Accessed 25 Jan. 2021.

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