What Does FHS Mean in a Text?

FHS means "For Heaven's Sake."The abbreviation FHS is used as an exclamation of annoyance, frustration or exasperation.

Abbreviations with similar meanings to FHS include FCS (For Christ's Sake) and FGS (For God's Sake). All of these exclamations have religious connotations. To express the same emotion without religious inference, you could use FCOL (For Crying Out Loud).

Image for FHS

When I write FHS, I mean this:

meaning of FHS

FHS shows exasperation or annoyance at someone or something.

Summary of Key Points

"For Heaven's Sake" is the most common definition for FHS on Snapchat, WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and TikTok.
Definition:For Heaven's Sake
Guessability:guessability level 3
3: Guessable
Typical Users:typical user

Adults and Teenagers

Examples of FHS in Sentences

Here are examples of FHS being used in conversations:
  • Tim: Can I have your picture so I can show Santa what I want for Christmas?
  • Sophie: FHS! I've told you so many times! No, I'm married!
  • Amanda: Oh no! I've forgotten my passport.
  • Nick: FHS! You've had weeks to get ready for this holiday!

An Academic Look at FHS

FHS is an interjection. An interjection is not grammatically related to any other part of the sentence. It is included in a sentence (usually at the start) to express a sentiment such as surprise, disgust, joy, excitement, annoyance or enthusiasm. In formal writing, interjections are often offset from the surrounding words with commas. For example:
  • You're late again, FHS!
  • (Here, FHS expresses exasperation or annoyance.)

Example of FHS Used in a Text

author logo

This page is maintained by the Cyber Definitions Editorial Team.

Help Us Improve Cyber Definitions

  • Do you disagree with something on this page?
  • Did you spot a typo?
  • Do you know a slang term that we've missed?
Please tell us using this form.


Try our fun quiz to test your knowledge of slang and texting abbreviations.
gold cup

gold cup

gold cup

  • This test has questions.
  • A correct answer is worth 5 points.
  • You can get up to 5 bonus points for a speedy answer.
  • Some questions demand more than one answer. You must get every part right.
  • Beware! Wrong answers score 0 points.
  • 🏆 If you beat one of the top 3 scores, you will be invited to apply for the Hall of Fame.
Scoring System

Cyber Guru (+)
Cyber Hero (+)
Cyber Captain (+)
Cyber Sergeant (+)
Cyber Recruit (+)