feel one's oats

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To feel important; to be empowered

The Nationals gave the Coalition its Senate majority and yesterday were feeling their oats.

To feel energetic or frisky; to behave in a vigorous or bold manner

It's a tough road because kids at that time are developmentally feeling their oats, Beverage said.

feel one's oats

    Türkische aussprache

    fil wʌnz ōts

    Aussprache

    /ˈfēl ˈwənz ˈōts/ /ˈfiːl ˈwʌnz ˈoʊts/

    Etymologie

    () * An allusion to the behavior of a horse that has eaten well of oats.

    Wort des Tages

    macroscian
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