The origin of this word is from the hit NBC TV show Bonanza a western series that ran from September 12, 1959 to January 16, 1973.
Dan Blocker – Eric "Hoss" Cartwright was a featured character and his demeanor and attitude was a kind and gentle soul for a really big guy. So now it has been used as a term of endearment of Brotherhood or Respect to a fellow person weather they are familiar with the person or not.
1. Clerk - "Hey how's it goin?"

Customer *friendly what's up head gesture* - "I'm doin' alright Hoss, How you been?"

2. Sibling - "Hey Hoss can you grab me another soda? Since you're heading back to the kitchen?"

3. Pauly Shore - "He's gonna need a lot of food stamps ... Eh there Hoss?!" *hocks a loogey sound* {Son-In-Law}
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A southern colloquial nickname for partner, a term of friendship.
You betta' get that grass mowed, hoss.
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Several meanings:
Means your a fucking unit
Means you fucking own shit and get bitches
-Jared Watson
God damn this guys is a fucking hoss
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A hoss is a level higher than a boss. In other words, the guy who gives orders for others to give orders in order to give other people orders and so on and so forth. If you are a hoss, you are a level one beneath God. A hoss is pretty much a divine, or glorious, bad ass mother fucker.
George Washington was a hoss as he whooped Englands ass and lead America into a state of supreme glory. (boss) (bad ass Mofo) (leader) (winner) (overlord)
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Commonly used by Norfolk school children and some cretins to mean "let's go!"
Becky: "Its cold, lets hoss boyo"
Beth: "Are you a Norfolk school child?"
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Someone who is good at everything. A womanizer with unparalleled skill. Someone who comes in, clutch as shit. Hoss is a term of endearment.

See also: Anti-Hoss, Hoss-Dick, Holy Hoss
*Bro sees Yavor sitting on a couch, drinking a beer with 3 hot girls on either side of him*

Bro: Oh my gosh, what a f***king hoss.
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Descriptive word that implies a level of supremacy or beastliness. Interchangeable with the words boss, deadly, beastly.
Did you see that new Liam Neeson movie? He was so Hoss in that shit.
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