SOS

1. What does SOS stand for?

Someone over shoulder

SOS is a texting and chatting acronym that means someone over shoulder. It is used to warn the message recipient to be careful what he or she types since another person on the other end is watching.

The SOS acronym is one of several terms used as code by teenagers to warn their friends that they are under surveillance. It is similar to the POS acronym, which is used to warn about a parent watching the conversation.

Example

"SOS, just so you know."
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SOS means someone over shoulder

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Last Updated: October 26, 2016

2. What does SOS stand for?

Save our souls

Standard distress signal; represented in morse code by short short short, long long long, short short short; often used as a noun, i.e. "I sent out an SOS."

Example

"If my base keeps getting attacked again, I am going to have to send out an SOS for some help."

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Last Updated: January 30, 2013

3. What does SOS stand for?

Same old stuff

SOS is an acronym that stands for "same old stuff," which is another way to say that nothing new is going on in your life. It is a common reply to "What's happenin'?" when character space is tight, like when texting or online.

The acronym is typically used by people who lead boring lives, so if you are using it a lot, get out and go do something. Also, as an FYI, there are various definitions for the "SOS" acronym, so it may be confusing to the recipient.

Example

"Anything new these days?
No, pretty much the sos."
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SOS means same old stuff

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Last Updated: April 24, 2019

4. What does SOS stand for?

Someone special

Not used nearly as often as "someone over shoulder."

Example

"She is sos 2 me, so I hope she is happy."

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Last Updated: September 11, 2013

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