What Does OANN Mean?

OANN means "One America News Network."

The abbreviation OANN stands for "One America News Network," a cable TV channel based in San Diego, California, which was launched in 2013. OANN's programming reflects a Pro-Trump conservative perspective. The channel is known for promoting falsehoods and conspiracy theories. Amongst other things, OANN supported President Trump's baseless campaign to overturn the results of the 2020 presidential election and promoted his conspiracy theories about voter fraud.

In November 2020, OANN's YouTube channel was suspended and demonetized for one week, for falsely claiming the existence of a cure for COVID-19.

OANN is often referred to as OAN (One America News).

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meaning of OANN

OANN means "One America News Network."

Summary of Key Points

"One America News Network" is the most common definition for OANN on Snapchat, WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. Here is some more information about OANN.
Definition:One America News Network
Guessability:guessability level 3

3: Guessable

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Adults and Teenagers

Examples of OANN in Sentences

Here are examples of OANN being used in conversations:
  • Ray: Stop the steal! They're killing our democracy!
  • Sarah: Have you been watching OANN again?
  • Pat: According to OANN, there are over 27 million illegals in the US right now!
  • Mel: According to Marvin Gaye, the world is just a great big onion.

An Academic Look at OANN

As it is pronounced using its individual letters (i.e., "Oh Ay Enn Enn"), OANN is classified as an initialism abbreviation. However, OANN is not often spoken using its letters. It is usually employed for efficiency in writing and not efficiency in speech.

Example of OANN Used in a Text


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