What does Oscar mean?

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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

    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?

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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. Bradley Cooper:

    The Michelin star actually is much more influential than an Oscar, the Michelin guide will allow restaurants to sink or swim, they live and die by these stars.

  2. Kobe Bryant:

    Its not something that was expected, as a kid, you kind of have the goal of winning championships and all these sorts of things. Being in the industry that Im in now? It wasnt something that was thought of me winning an Oscar.

  3. Jacques Sibomana:

    Many people don't understand the very serious impact prison can have on your life and the challenges afterwards, no matter where you live, the social stigma Oscar will face could be very psychologically traumatic. The punishment lives with you.

  4. Nikki Novak:

    It started with' Once Upon A Time In Hollywood,' with industry insiders buzzing about Brad Pitt for a possible Oscar nomination for Best Supporting Actor, brad Pitt stole the movie, audiences fell in love with Brad Pitt character, Brad Pitt wooed the press corps.

  5. Kyle Buchanan:

    They want to change the way Amazon Studios head Jennifer Salke see a movie, and if they can get An Oscar to validate that, then they've gotten almost all the way there.

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