1. What does HOAS stand for?

Hold on a second

HOAS stands for "hold on a second", which is used when someone needs to step away from the computer for a little bit. It does not literally mean one second as it can be a couple seconds or minutes.

The HOAS acronym comes from the saying used IRL, which is commonly told to impatient people. It is also similar to the "wait a second" phrase.


"HOAS, I need to pick up a delivery at the door. BRB."
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HOAS means hold on a second

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Last Updated: July 29, 2016

2. What does HOAS stand for?

Heck of a shot


Means an amazing shot, as opposed to just a good shot (GS); often used in online billiards play or other games.


"Wow, that was a HOAS, I don't know how you pulled it off."

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Last Updated: January 2, 2014

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