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I have a pet lizard named Puff, five goldfish - named Pinky, Brain, Jowels, Pearl and Sandy, an oscar fish named Chef, two pacus, an albino African frog named Whitey, a bonsai tree, four Venus flytraps, a fruit fly farm and sea monkeys.
Chris Pratt

Meaning of "oscar" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD OSCAR

Rhyming slang, from Oscar Asche (1871–1936), Australian actor.
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PRONUNCIATION OF OSCAR

oscar  [ˈɒskə] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF OSCAR

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Oscar is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES OSCAR MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Oscar

Oscar, The Oscar, OSCAR or Oskar may refer to: ▪ Academy Award or Oscar, presented by the American Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences for cinematic film achievements ▪ OSCAR Radio, a radio station run by the pupils of Oundle School ▪ Oscar, an Irish- and English-language name; the article includes the names Osgar, Oskar, and Oskari ▪ OSCAR: Near-realtime global ocean surface current data set; see Ocean current...

Definition of oscar in the English dictionary

The definition of oscar in the dictionary is cash; money.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH OSCAR


Alaska
əˈlæskə
asker
ˈɑːskə
Athabasca
ˌæθəˈbæskə
ayahuasca
ˌaɪəˈwɑːskə
bosker
ˈbɒskə
busker
ˈbʌskə
Caipiroska
ˌkaɪpɪˈrɒskə
esker
ˈɛskə
husker
ˈhʌskə
lascar
ˈlæskə
Madagascar
ˌmædəˈɡæskə
masker
ˈmɑːskə
masquer
ˈmɑːskə
Musca
ˈmʌskə
Nebraska
nɪˈbræskə
Osca
ˈɒskə
tasker
ˈtɑːskə
Wesker
ˈwɛskə
whisker
ˈwɪskə
Ziska
ˈzɪskə

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE OSCAR

oscheal
oscillate
oscillating
oscillating universe theory
oscillation
oscillational
oscillative
oscillator
oscillatory
oscillogram
oscillograph
oscillographic
oscillography
oscilloscope
oscilloscopic
oscine

WORDS THAT END LIKE OSCAR

autocar
cable car
car
chauffeur-driven car
classic car
Democratic Republic of Madagascar
hire car
in-car
kit car
race car
rent-a-car
rental car
scar
sircar
sports car
stock-car
streetcar
supercar
trocar
vicar

Synonyms and antonyms of oscar in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «oscar» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF OSCAR

Find out the translation of oscar to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of oscar from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «oscar» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

奥斯卡
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

oscar
570 millions of speakers

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oscar
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

ऑस्कर
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

أوسكار
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Оскар
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

oscar
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

অস্কার
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

oscar
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Oscar
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

oscar
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

オスカー
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

오스카
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Oscar
85 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Vietnamese

oscar
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

ஆஸ்கார்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

ऑस्कर
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Oskar
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

oscar
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Oscar
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

Оскар
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

Oscar
30 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Greek

oscar
15 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Afrikaans

Oscar
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

oscar
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

oscar
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of oscar

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «OSCAR»

The term «oscar» is very widely used and occupies the 1.526 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «OSCAR» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about oscar

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5 QUOTES WITH «OSCAR»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word oscar.
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Sarah Bernhardt
Oscar Wilde: 'Do you mind if I smoke?' Sarah Bernhardt: 'I don't care if you burn.'
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Monte Irvin
Oscar Charleston was the Willie Mays of his day. Nobody ever played center field better than Willie Mays. Suppose they had never given Willie a chance, and we said that, would anybody believe there was a kid in Alabama who was that good? Or there was a black guy in Atlanta who might break Babe Ruth's home run record? No.
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Al Lewis
Oscar Wilde said the rich and the poor are equal - they can both sleep under the bridge. Right? Do they have a right? You're damn right they have a right!
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Orhan Pamuk
Oscar Wilde always makes me smile - with respect and admiration. His short stories prove that it is possible to be both sarcastic, even cynical, but deeply compassionate. Just seeing the cover of one of Wilde's books in a bookshop makes me smile.
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Chris Pratt
I have a pet lizard named Puff, five goldfish - named Pinky, Brain, Jowels, Pearl and Sandy, an oscar fish named Chef, two pacus, an albino African frog named Whitey, a bonsai tree, four Venus flytraps, a fruit fly farm and sea monkeys.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «OSCAR»

Discover the use of oscar in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to oscar and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao
Rendered with uncommon warmth and humour, The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao is a literary triumph, that confirms Junot Díaz as one of the most exciting writers of our time.
Junot Diaz, 2008
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Oscar Wilde's Wit and Wisdom: A Book of Quotations
Epigrams, aphorisms, and other bon mots gathered from the celebrated wit's plays, essays, and conversation offer an entertaining selection of observations both comic and profound.
Oscar Wilde, 1998
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Salome:
Wilde's script is a brilliant look at deep-rooted desires and the dangers of obsession. This edition of the play is a must for anyone building their own theatrical library.
Oscar Wilde, 1989
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The Latin Bass Book
The only comprehensive book ever published on how to play bass in authentic Afro-Cuban, Brazilian, Caribbean and various South American styles. Over 250 pages of exact transcriptions of every note Oscar plays on the 3 accompanying CDs.
Chuck Sher, Oscar Stagnaro, 2011
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The Complete Fairy Tales of Oscar Wilde
The Complete Fairy Tales of Oscar Wilde includes the two definitive story collections The Happy Prince and Other Tales (1888) and A House of Pomegranates (1891).
Oscar Wilde, 2004
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Oscar Wilde: The Works of a Conformist Rebel
Professor Kohl's aim is to gain fresh insight into his literary and critical œuvre of Oscar Wilde.
Norbert Kohl, 2011
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Oscar Wilde and the Poetics of Ambiguity
. . . This book has authority and thoroughness."--Roy Gottfried, Vanderbilt University Oscar Wilde and the Poetics of Ambiguity presents an inclusive approach to Wilde criticism.
Michael Patrick Gillespie, 1996
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The Unmasking of Oscar Wilde
Details the life of Oscar Wilde, including his work as an author, his fascination with Catholicism, and his time in prison for a homosexual affair.
Joseph Pearce, 2000
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Refiguring Oscar Wilde's Salome
Framed in a new light in this collection, this fuller understandi.
Michael Y. Bennett, 2011
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The Cambridge Companion to Oscar Wilde
The volume provides a detailed chronology of Wilde's work, a bibliography for further reading, and illustrations from important productions.
Peter Raby, 1997

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «OSCAR»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term oscar is used in the context of the following news items.
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After 'Pixels,' San Francisco Deserves Oscar, Says Mayor
Dr. Dre, Ice Cube Break Silence on N.W.A Movie, Suge Knight's Murder Charge and a Reunion Tour (With Eminem) ... «Hollywood Reporter, Jul 15»
2
James Corden hosts San Francisco event with Adrian Grenier and …
Oscar, who plays the new blue-faced villain in 2016's X-Men: Apocalypse, was also smartly dressed for the occasion in a white shirt and dark ... «Daily Mail, Jul 15»
3
Prisons are not a business
Oscar Kightley: Prisons are not a business. OSCAR KIGHTLEY. Last updated 05:00, July 26 2015. Oscar Kightley believes prisons should be run by the ... «Stuff.co.nz, Jul 15»
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First pictures: Chelsea's Oscar features on new FIFA 16 cover …
Chelsea fans have finally been shown how Oscar will look on the new cover of FIFA 16 after EA Sports Brazil published a picture of the game's ... «Evening Standard, Jul 15»
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Early Best Supporting Actor Oscar 2016 Contenders
Over the last few weeks, we have been taking a look at the performances and films that could find themselves in the Oscar mix come the start of ... «FemaleFirst.co.uk, Jul 15»
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On this day: Brazilian midfielder Oscar completes Chelsea switch
Oscar featured in all seven of the host nation's fixtures, scoring in the opening match of the competition against Croatia and once more in the ... «Sports Mole, Jul 15»
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An Ulster Log: Why Stephen Boyd never got an Oscar for Ben-Hur
Cinemagoers of a certain age here will take a closer than usual look when the remake of the epic Ben-Hur arrives on our screens next February ... «Belfast Telegraph, Jul 15»
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David Oscar to sing at 'Bless The Mic' today
... acts and a special highlight performance by comedian-turned-musician, David Oscar, in his first ever performance of the single "Monalisa". «Graphic Online, Jul 15»
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Insurers UnitedHealth, Oscar are poised to join Covered California
Two new health insurers are poised to join California's market for Obamacare coverage — industry giant UnitedHealth and a New York start-up ... «Los Angeles Times, Jul 15»
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Oliver! will be the next Oscar-bait movie musical
Every few years Hollywood whips up a prestige musical that will, if nothing else, help liven up that year's Oscar broadcast. Following in the ... «A.V. Club Milwaukee, Jul 15»

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