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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}
by Bigsnacks710 September 14, 2013
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Intelligence agency term for "psychological operation". A government or corporate-sponsored operation, usually taking the form of a "terrorist attack" or "crazed gunman on a spree", with the intent of panicking the public into demanding more police and laws inhibiting freedom. Psyops are usually carried out by drugging a civilian or group of civilians with aggression-promoting drugs, psyching them up, arming them, and sending them out to commit mayhem. Government-sponsored terrorism. See also blackshirts, conspiracy
Person A: Man, that nutcase Martin Bryant guy shot 35 people in Tasmania!

Person B: No, he wasn't a nutcase, that was just a psyop so the government could have an excuse to ban guns.
by Mystikan April 11, 2006
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A southern colloquial nickname for partner, a term of friendship.
You betta' get that grass mowed, hoss.
by halide April 18, 2003
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one who is a beast that can basically do anything he wants. He is usually loved by all and a ladies man. He could break anyone or anything in half. Hoss is a compliment.
Man, that Stefan is a hoss. He could kill a freshman with one stare down.
by J Hunter January 09, 2006
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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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Cree “I just ate a whole large pizza”

Sean “Buddy ur such a hoss”

Originated from Walpole MA
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