off (one's) oats

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off (one's) oats

old-fashioned Disinclined to eat; having little or no appetite. Mrs. Bailey said you were off your oats, sir, so I brought you some chicken broth to keep your energy up.
See also: oat, off
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off your oats

lacking an appetite. informal
See also: oat, off
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