Definition of hold/hang on a momentinformal
- "Aren't you finished yet?" "Hold on a moment. I'm almost done."
- Hang on a moment—I don't understand.
: to have possession or ownership of or have at one's disposal
: to have as a privilege or position of responsibility
: to have as a mark of distinction
: confinement, custody
: the interior of a ship below decks
: the cargo compartment of a plane
: to fasten to some elevated point without support from below : suspend
: to suspend by the neck until dead
: to fasten so as to allow free motion within given limits upon a point of suspension
: a minute portion or point of time : instant
: a comparatively brief period of time
: present time
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