Definition of oater noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈəʊtə(r)//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈoʊtər//
(North American English, informal)
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a film/movie about life in the western US in the 19th century Word Origin 1950s: from oat, with reference to horse feed.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: oater