What does Oscar mean?

Definitions for Oscar
ˈɒs kərOs·car

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Academy Award, Oscar(noun)

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

Wiktionary

  1. Oscar(Noun)

    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. Oscar(ProperNoun)

    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. Oscar(ProperNoun)

    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. Oscar(ProperNoun)

    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. Oscar(ProperNoun)

    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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Anagrams for Oscar »

  1. ASROC

  2. carso

  3. orcas

How to pronounce Oscar?

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How to say Oscar in sign language?

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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. Neil Patrick Harris:

    In many ways, it's lose-lose, there's so much scrutiny. And so much anticipation, and so many (Oscar-viewing) parties where people are hoping that things go wrong. It's not really an audience wanting you to win.

  2. Jimmy Kimmel:

    He handed what turned out to be an Oscar-caliber role over to his friend and made a Chinese ponytail movie instead, and that movie,' The Great Wall,' went on to lose 80 million dollars. Smooth move, dumba **.

  3. Barry Roux:

    The one factual finding was that Oscar Pistorius was scared and the other that he believed Reeva was in the bed, these cannot be ignored.

  4. Jonathan Scott:

    The Oscar winner wanted everybody to feel like The Oscar winner was spending some time getting to know them, at the very end The Oscar winner remembered every single person's name on the production crew and on the construction crew. The Oscar winner remembered everybody and wanted to make sure that they knew how grateful The Oscar winner was for what was happening. The Oscar winner was a true gentleman in every sense of the word.

  5. Cynthia Erivo:

    To receive two Oscar nominations for a film paying tribute to Harriet Tubman, a person whose heart and spirit are the embodiment of courage, makes this morning's news beyond anything I could have ever imagined, this is more than a dream come true. When I got the opportunity to play this incredible woman.

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