While "YOLO" has been a popular term among youth, the motto has also gotten respect from the Oxford American Dictionary.
What does OAD stand for?
OAD stands for Oxford American Dictionary
This definition appears very frequently and is found in the following Acronym Finder categories:
- Organizations, NGOs, schools, universities, etc.
See other definitions of OAD
We have 66 other meanings of OAD in our Acronym Attic
- Original Air Date
- Original Animation DVD
- Orlando Anime Day (Florida)
- Oss Alarm Dispatcher (Alcatel-Lucent; Paris, France)
- Other Adverse Disposition (criminal cases)
- Over Air Download (firmware update method)
- Over-Action Dolphin (dance move)
- Overactive Adrenaline Disorder (Ford Motors marketing campaign)
- Overall Diameter (ophthalmic)
- Overseas Arrivals and Departures
- Special Audits Division (DCAA)
- Österreichischer Akademischer (German: Austrian Exchange Service)
- Order-I Algebraic Decoding
- offense-attrition, defense-attrition (military science)
- Ohio Automobile Dealers Association (Dublin, OH)
- Oklahoma Automobile Dealers Association
- Ontario Amateur Dancesport Association (est. 1991; Ontario, Canada)
- Operator Assistance Directory Assistance (telecommunications)
- Oregon Athletic Directors Association
- Office of Alcohol and Drug Abuse Prevention (various locations)
Samples in periodicals archive:
The word was short-listed for the 2012 English Word of the Year by the Oxford American Dictionary, the Huffington Post reported.
Recent versions of Mac OS X have included screen savers that display the Word of the Day from the New Oxford American Dictionary, or an RSS Visualizer that pulls down headlines from online news sources.
And the New Oxford American Dictionary in November announced that "unfriend" -- a word meaning to remove someone from a list of friends on a social network like Facebook -- was its 2009 Word of the Year.
According to the New Oxford American Dictionary, which made carbon neutral its 2006 "Word of the Year," it involves "calculating your total climate-damaging carbon emissions, reducing them where possible, and then balancing your remaining emissions, often by purchasing a carbon offset.
The editors of the New Oxford American Dictionary singled out hypermiling as their word of the year.