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


  1. Oscar(Noun)

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

  2. Oscar(ProperNoun)


  3. Oscar(ProperNoun)

    The letter O in the ICAO spelling alphabet.

  4. Origin: 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).


  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.


  1. Oscar

    Oscar is a new startup to revolutionize health insurance, founded by Kevin Nazemi, Joshua Kushner and Mario Schlosser.The Oscar team is focused on utilizing technology, design and data to humanize healthcare. We are a group of technology and healthcare dreamers who looked at the current state of the US healthcare system, got frustrated by the horrible consumer experience, and decided to do something big about it. Backed by a renowned set of investors and advisors, we're building at team in New York City's Puck Building.

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Anagrams for Oscar »

  1. ASROC

  2. carso

  3. orcas

How to pronounce Oscar?

  1. Alex
    US English

How to say Oscar in sign language?

  1. oscar


  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. David Letterman:

    In Hollywood, Oscar is king

  2. Isabella Rossellini:

    She would like to change the name Oscar to Anna.

  3. Luis Bunuel:

    Nothing would disgust me more, morally, than receiving an Oscar.

  4. Ina Garten:

    No matter who takes home an Oscar, this one’s sure to be a winner!

  5. Ebba Gudny Gudmundsdottir:

    It was an inspiration for him (her son) to see Oscar and the others run.

Images & Illustrations of Oscar

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