sow one's (wild) oats

Definition of sow one's (wild) oats

  1. :  to have many sexual relationships particularly when one is young They look upon his indiscretions as just his sowing his wild oats.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  an adult female swine

    :  the adult female of various other animals (such as a bear)

    :  a channel that conducts molten metal to molds

  1. :  to plant seed for growth especially by scattering

    :  to set something in motion :  begin an enterprise

    :  to scatter (seed) upon the earth for growth

  1. :  living in a state of nature and not ordinarily tame or domesticated

    :  growing or produced without human aid or care

    :  related to or resembling a corresponding cultivated or domesticated organism

  1. :  a sparsely inhabited or uncultivated region or tract :  wilderness

    :  a wild, free, or natural state or existence

  1. :  in a wild manner: such as

    :  without regulation or control

    :  off an intended or expected course

oatplay oats
  1. :  any of several grasses (genus Avena)

    :  a widely cultivated cereal grass (A. sativa)

    :  a crop or plot of the oat

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feeling or affected by lethargy

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