so's

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See also: sos, SOS, S.O.S., sós, sôs, søs, Søs, and šos

English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Contraction of so + as

Contraction[edit]

so's

  1. So that, in order that.
    • 1913, Joseph C. Lincoln, chapter 5, Mr. Pratt's Patients:
      Of all the queer collections of humans outside of a crazy asylum, it seemed to me this sanitarium was the cup winner. […] When you're well enough off so's you don't have to fret about anything but your heft or your diseases you begin to get queer, I suppose.
  2. To the extent that.
    "Has he been working?" / "Not so's you'd notice."

Etymology 2[edit]

Contraction of so + is

Contraction[edit]

so's

  1. So is.
    "Hey, loser, your fly's open." ―"So's your mom."