What does Oscar mean?

Definitions for Oscar
ˈɒs kəros·car

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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


  1. Oscarnoun

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

  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.

  3. Oscarnoun

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

  4. Oscarnoun

    The letter O in the ICAO spelling alphabet.

  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.

  6. 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).


  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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  1. ASROC

  2. carso

  3. orcas

  4. crosa

  5. arcos

  6. sacro

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  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. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. Christian Bale:

    I was asked to do a romantic comedy recently and I thought they ’d lost their minds, i don’t know why anyone would ever offer me a romantic comedy, Christian Bale continued. CHRISTIAN BALE UNRECOGNIZABLE IN FIRST PICS AS DICK CHENEY FOR LATEST BIOPIC ROLE But Christian Bale said thought the 2000 flick American Psycho was very funny, referring to Christian Bale breakout leading role in which Christian Bale played Patrick Bateman, a rich New York investment banker with an urge to kill. The movie is based on Bret Easton Ellis ’ 1992 novel of the same name. The Oscar winner described.

  4. The Oscars:

    The Academy receives hundreds of requests to include loved ones and industry colleagues in the Oscars In Memoriam segment, an executive committee representing every branch considers the list and makes selections for the telecast based on limited available time. All the submissions are included on Oscar.com and will remain on the site throughout the year. Luke Perry, Cameron Boyce and Tim Conway are remembered in theOscar.com gallery.

  5. 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.

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