HR

Top Meaning

Home run

HR is a quick way to say "home run." It refers to when a baseball player hits the ball over the fence and rounds the bases back to home base.

A player may also hit an inside-the-park home run by running all the bases to home on his hit without any errors. HR commonly shows up on stat sheets.

Example

"I'm playing against Cabrera in fantasy this week and he has hit a hr in each of the past 3 games!"

Mike Trout hitting one of many HRs

Related Slang

Usage

Last Updated: February 23, 2017

Meaning 2

Human resources

An acronym used in business chat and slang, referring to the human resources department.

Example

"Have you talked to HR yet about your leave of absence?"

Related Slang

Usage

Last Updated: November 10, 2014

Meaning 3

Hour

An abbreviation for the measurement of time equal to 60 minutes; often used to describe when something starts or the time that you'll arrive some place; can also be seen as "hrs" when used plurally.

Example

"The class is almost done so I'll c u in 1 hr."

Related Slang

Usage

Last Updated: August 15, 2014

Meaning 4

Homeroom

A simple way to refer to homeroom, a school session where a teacher makes announcements and takes attendance; also called Registration or Connect Time.

Example

"Y weren't u at hr 2day?"

Related Slang

Usage

Last Updated: August 15, 2014

HR definition

This page explains what the acronym "HR" means. The various definitions, examples, and related terms listed above have been written and compiled by the Slangit team.

We are constantly updating our database with new slang terms, acronyms, and abbreviations. If you would like to suggest a term or an update to an existing one, please let us know!