What does Oscar mean?

Definitions for Oscar
ˈɒs kərOscar

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Academy Award, Oscarnoun

    an annual award by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences for achievements in motion picture production and performance

Wiktionary

  1. Oscarnoun

    A statuette awarded by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences

    Etymology: Osgar, from os + cara ; resuscitated by James Mcpherson in The Works of Ossian (1765). Napoleon, an admirer of the Ossianic poems, chose it for his godson Oscar Bernadotte, who became a king of Sweden. It can also be explained by os and gar (see Oswald, Osborn, Oswid, Osric, Oslak).

  2. Oscarnoun

    A male given name from Irish or Old English.

    My son, though alone, is brave. Oscar is like a beam of the sky: he turns around, and the people fall.

    Etymology: Exact origin uncertain. Resuscitated by James Mcpherson in The Works of Ossian (1765). Napoleon, an admirer of the Ossianic poems, chose it for his godson Oscar Bernadotte, who became a king of Sweden.

  3. Oscarnoun

    An Irish patronymic surname, a rare anglicization of Mac Oscair.

    Etymology: Exact origin uncertain. Resuscitated by James Mcpherson in The Works of Ossian (1765). Napoleon, an admirer of the Ossianic poems, chose it for his godson Oscar Bernadotte, who became a king of Sweden.

  4. Oscarnoun

    The letter O in the ICAO spelling alphabet.

    Etymology: Exact origin uncertain. Resuscitated by James Mcpherson in The Works of Ossian (1765). Napoleon, an admirer of the Ossianic poems, chose it for his godson Oscar Bernadotte, who became a king of Sweden.

  5. Oscarnoun

    A locale in the United States. An unincorporated community in Kentucky; named for Kentucky Representative Oscar Turner. An unincorporated community in Louisiana. An unincorporated community in Missouri; named for early settler Oscar Bradford. An unincorporated community in Oklahoma; named for local rancher Oscar W. Seay. An unincorporated community in Pennsylvania. An unincorporated community in West Virginia.

    Etymology: Exact origin uncertain. Resuscitated by James Mcpherson in The Works of Ossian (1765). Napoleon, an admirer of the Ossianic poems, chose it for his godson Oscar Bernadotte, who became a king of Sweden.

Freebase

  1. OSCAR

    OSCAR is an acronym for Orbiting Satellite Carrying Amateur Radio. OSCAR series amateur radio satellites use amateur radio frequency allocations to facilitate communication between amateur radio stations. These satellites can be used for free by licensed amateur radio operators for voice and data communications. Currently over 5 fully operational satellites in orbit act as repeaters, linear transponders or store and forward digital relays. Throughout the years OSCAR satellites have helped make breakthroughs in the science of satellite communications. A few advancements include the launch of the first satellite voice transponder and the development of highly advanced digital "store-and-forward" messaging transponder techniques. To date, over 70 OSCARs have been launched with more to be launched in the future.

CrunchBase

  1. Oscar

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Oscar in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Oscar in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of Oscar in a Sentence

  1. Perry Brass:

    Oscar Wilde said that the gods punish us in two ways: first, they don’t give us what we want, then, they do. He forgot the third way: we finally see the cost of getting it.

  2. Emma Thompson:

    The first time I was nominated, I didn't know anything about the Oscars. That was almost 15 years ago. I just did Oscar week and enjoyed it very much because I was with my mum. Even so, each time it's happened I've come down with some ghastly infection. It is overwhelming for people. It has nothing to do really at all with your performance. It comes down to if you get an Oscar for your film, then the revenue for your film goes up. They mean a great deal. I can't deny it.

  3. Dana Polan:

    A film that wins can always be talked about as the' Oscar winning such and such,' in today's Hollywood, a film doesn't simply exist in its first run. It'll exist as a DVD, as a streaming release, and so on. All of that will likely include the mention of An Oscar.

  4. Caroll Spinney:

    Big Bird brought me so many places, opened my mind and nurtured my soul, and I plan to be an ambassador for Sesame Workshop for many years to come. After all, Eric Jacobson're a family ! But now Sesame Workshop for many years's time for two performers that I have worked with and respected -- and actually hand-picked for the guardianship of Big Bird and Oscar the Grouch -- to take my alter-egos into their hands and continue to give them life.

  5. Kyle Buchanan:

    The people who work on these movies, by and large, are artists who want to be appreciated as artists by other artists in town, when they are in contention for An Oscar, it means something deeper. It satisfies them in a way that money can't.

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