Definition of oatmeal
1a : meal made from oatsb : rolled oats
2 : porridge made from ground or rolled oats
Recent Examples of oatmeal from the Web
Work small amounts of healthy fats such as olive oil and nuts into your diet and include beans and whole grains such as oatmeal in more of your meals.
The menu is filled with items that most would expect: crepes, pastries, gelato, fondue, oatmeal and waffles.
In a medium bowl, whisk together flour, oatmeal, and sea salt.
Even my beloved oatmeal needs things like Greek yogurt or egg whites to balance it out, plus a healthy spoonful of peanut butter (twist my arm).
After he’d been treated at the hospital, the boss remembered that the oatmeal had tasted a little off.
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First Known Use of oatmeal
OATMEAL Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of oatmeal for English Language Learners
: oats that have been ground into flour or flattened into flakes
: a hot breakfast food that is made from oats
OATMEAL Defined for Kids
Definition of oatmeal for Students
1 : oat seeds that have had the outer covering removed and are ground into meal or flattened into flakes
2 : a hot cereal made from meal or flakes of oats
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