Definition of oatmeal in English:

oatmeal

Syllabification: oat·meal
Pronunciation: /ˈōtˌmēl
 
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noun

1Meal made from ground oats, used in breakfast cereals or other food.
More example sentences
  • Try to get as much fiber as you can from bodybuilding foods such as oatmeal, brown rice, whole-grain breads, vegetables, legumes and fruit.
  • For breakfast people may eat porridge made of cornmeal or oatmeal, cereal, or bread and tea.
  • Complex carbohydrates like oatmeal and whole wheat bread ultimately break down into simple carbohydrates like sugar.
2A grayish-beige color flecked with brown: [as modifier]: an oatmeal jacket
More example sentences
  • It is decorated in cream with an oatmeal carpet, a colour scheme that is continued throughout the apartment.
  • Neutral oatmeal carpets create a subtle contrast to the light maple furniture.
  • When she finished and made her way slowly through the carriage, the only person who gave her money was a bearded guy with long hair and a flowing oatmeal coloured floorlength robe sitting in the corner.

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