|Meaning||Hold on a second|
|Usage||Online Only (chat, messaging, e-mail)|
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.
|Example||"HOAS, I need to pick up a delivery at the door. BRB."|
|Updated||July 29, 2016|