sow one's (wild) oats

Definition of sow one's (wild) oats

: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

sow play
  1. : an adult female swine

  2. : a channel that conducts molten metal to molds

  3. : a mass of metal solidified in such a mold : ingot

  1. : to plant seed for growth especially by scattering

  2. : to set something in motion : begin an enterprise

  3. : to scatter (seed) upon the earth for growth

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

  2. : growing or produced without human aid or care

  3. : related to or resembling a corresponding cultivated or domesticated organism

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

  2. : a wild, free, or natural state or existence

  1. : in a wild manner: such as

  2. : without regulation or control

  3. : off an intended or expected course

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

  2. : a crop or plot of the oat

  3. : a reed instrument made of an oat straw


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