Oscar

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Os·car

 (ŏs′kər)
A trademark for an award presented by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences for excellence in the creation and production of movies.

os·car

 (ŏs′kər)
n.
A freshwater cichlid (Astronotus ocellatus) native to South America, having a spot at the base of the tail and often kept in home aquariums.

[Perhaps from the name Oscar, given to the fish as a pet or familiar name after New Latin ocellātus, the fish's specific epithet, from Latin ocellātus, having little eyes (from the spot at the base of its tail ); see ocellated.]

oscar

(ˈɒskə)
n
slang rare Austral cash; money
[C20: rhyming slang, from Oscar Asche (1871–1936), Australian actor]

Oscar

(ˈɒskə)
n
1. (Film)
a. any of several small gold statuettes awarded annually in the United States by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences for outstanding achievements in films. Official name: Academy Award
b. (sometimes not capital) an award made in recognition of outstanding endeavour in any of various other fields: the TV Oscars.
2. (sometimes not capital) an award made in recognition of outstanding endeavour in any of various other fields: the TV Oscars.
3. (without capital) any annual award for excellence
4. (Telecommunications) communications a code word for the letter o
[C20: sense 1 said to have been named after a remark made by an official on first seeing the statuette, that it reminded her of her uncle Oscar]

Os•car

(ˈɒs kər)
Trademark. See under Academy Award.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Oscar - an annual award by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences for achievements in motion picture production and performanceOscar - an annual award by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences for achievements in motion picture production and performance
accolade, honor, laurels, honour, award - a tangible symbol signifying approval or distinction; "an award for bravery"
Translations
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Oscar

[ˈɒskəʳ] N (Cine) → Oscar m

Oscar

[ˈɒskər] noscar m Oscars ceremonyOscars ceremony ncérémonie f des oscars

Oscar

n (Film) → Oscar m; Dustin Hoffman in his Oscar-winning performanceDustin Hoffman in der Rolle, für die er den Oscar bekam

Oscar

[ˈɒskəʳ] n (film award) → Oscar m inv