sow one's (wild) oats

idiom

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

Dictionary Entries Near sow one's (wild) oats

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sow one's (wild) oats

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“Sow one's (wild) oats.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sow%20one%27s%20%28wild%29%20oats. Accessed 18 Jul. 2024.

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