Oscar

trademark
Os·​car | \ ˈä-skər How to pronounce Oscar (audio) \

Definition of Oscar

 (Entry 1 of 2)

used especially for any of a number of golden statuettes awarded annually by a professional organization for notable achievement in motion pictures

Oscar

communications code word

Definition of Oscar (Entry 2 of 2)

used as a code word for the letter o

First Known Use of Oscar

Communications code word

1952, in the meaning defined above

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“Oscar.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Oscar. Accessed 12 Aug. 2022.

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