Adjective "oatmeal" definition and examples

(Oatmeal may not be an adjective, but it can be used as an adjective, click here to find out.)

Pronunciation

/ˈəʊtmiːl/

Definitions and examples

noun

Meal made from ground oats, used in porridge, oatcakes, or other food.
  1. as modifier 'oatmeal porridge'
  2. 'Dorothy took long baths in ground oatmeal that she didn't mind for this kept the raging itch from becoming too fierce.'
  3. 'These are made of oatmeal and bacon and are served with syrup.'
  4. 'Whereas many windmills were built on high land, Pilling Mill had to be a tall one in order to make the best use of the wind needed to produce the power to turn the huge stones grinding locally-grown oats into oatmeal.'
  5. 'If you don't like plain oatmeal, try oat bran or cold cereal made with oatmeal or oat bran.'
  6. 'No bait is needed; however, if you prefer to use bait, peanut butter mixed with oatmeal can be placed on the trap triggers.'
  7. 'Try to get as much fiber as you can from bodybuilding foods such as oatmeal, brown rice, whole-grain breads, vegetables, legumes and fruit.'
  8. 'Complex carbohydrates like oatmeal and whole wheat bread ultimately break down into simple carbohydrates like sugar.'
  9. 'In a mixing bowl combine flour, oatmeal, brown sugar, nuts, baking soda and salt.'
  10. 'Oatmeal baths can be prepared at home also by grinding or blending dry oatmeal into a fine powder and adding about 2 cups to the bath water.'
  11. 'Steerage passengers were given a fairly plain diet of salted meat, biscuits, soup rice, oatmeal and raisins.'
  12. 'Eat a baked potato with salsa or a bowl of oatmeal with a light sprinkling of brown sugar to help you wind down, and a dish of lentils or a hard-boiled egg if you feel too relaxed.'
  13. 'Valeria the Grand kicked her guests out of bed at sunrise for a hearty breakfast of fruit, omelettes, oatmeal, and muffins.'
  14. 'So I added berries to my oatmeal, packed whole-grain sandwiches for lunch, ate low-sodium legumes with dinner and cut back on processed foods.'
  15. 'While I love scones, muffins and bagels, I've been known to eat oatmeal for breakfast - especially while preparing for this visit.'
  16. 'We have finished the Saltines and the instant oatmeal and even the spongy graham crackers left over from before summer.'
  17. 'He replaced his morning eggs and sausage with oatmeal and a walk.'
  18. 'Today they were going to have eggs, toast, homemade strawberries and cream oatmeal and bacon.'
  19. 'And brown sugar sprinkled on oatmeal can help you enjoy eating something that's good for you.'
  20. 'A dish of oatmeal shaped into a pink heart was passed around the circle, and all partook of the ritual-like feast.'
  21. 'Aunt Neal had already began pouring me a bowl of oatmeal, putting sausage on a plate and shoveling a pound of bacon in the same saucer.'
A greyish-fawn colour flecked with brown.
  1. 'Neutral oatmeal carpets create a subtle contrast to the light maple furniture.'
  2. 'It is deep mahogany in colour and delivers chocolate and oatmeal notes that tantalise the tastebuds long after the swallow.'
  3. 'Materials tend towards steel and stone while tones vary between pumice and oatmeal.'
  4. 'To the right of the entrance hall, a compact dining room leads to the large living area with a modern white brick fireplace and a combination of oatmeal carpeting and Chinese slate flooring.'
  5. 'It is decorated in cream with an oatmeal carpet, a colour scheme that is continued throughout the apartment.'
  6. 'Today she is wearing a Jaeger oatmeal jacket - Mel's, not hers.'
  7. 'The floor used to be oatmeal shag carpet, but that didn't last long once he got the painting disease and the last time he saw it was when he and Stuart rolled it up and carried it to the dump.'

More definitions

1. meal made from ground or rolled oats.

2. a cooked breakfast food made from this.

3. a grayish-fawn color. adjective

4. made with or containing oatmeal: oatmeal cookies.

More examples(as adjective)

"sales can be oatmeal."

"wools can be oatmeal."

"eggs can be oatmeal."

"cookies can be oatmeal."

Origin

Late Middle English: from oat and meal.