sow one's wild oats

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sow one's wild oats

  1. (figurative, of a male) To spread one's genes around by impregnating many females.
  2. (by extension, of a male or female) To engage in premarital or extramarital flings.
  3. (by extension, of a male or female) To have numerous sexual partners.
  4. (by extension, often of young adults or the recently divorced) To indulge in a period of irresponsible behavior.


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