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What Does OTS Mean in a Text?

OTS means "Over The Shoulder" (Gaming Term) and "On The Side."

Over The Shoulder

The term OTS is an abbreviation used in gaming with the meaning "Over The Shoulder." In OTS games, each player can see the game space from "Over The Shoulder" of their own character.

OTS is often considered a subset of 3PS (Third-Person Shooter) games.

On The Side

OTS is also used as an abbreviation of the slang term "A bit on the side," which is a way of referring to the other person in an extramarital relationship.

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When I write OTS, I mean this:

meaning of OTS

"Over The Shoulder"

Summary of Key Points

"Over The Shoulder" is the most common definition for OTS on gaming apps, such as Discord, TeamSpeak and Telegram, as well as on Snapchat, WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.
OTS
Definition:Over The Shoulder
Type:Abbreviation
Guessability:guessability level 2
2: Quite easy to guess
Typical Users:typical user

Adults and Teenagers

"On The Side" is another common definition for OTS.
OTS
Definition:On The Side
Type:Abbreviation
Guessability:guessability level 2
2: Quite easy to guess
Typical Users:typical user

Adults and Teenagers

Examples of OTS in Sentences

Here are examples of OTS being used in conversations:
  • Colin: Have you ever played an OTS game?
  • Sue: Only once. It made me sick! I much prefer the perspective of FPS (First Person Shooter).
  • (Here, OTS is being used with the meaning "Over The Shoulder.")
  • Mary: I've just seen Liz drive past with a guy in a red car.
  • Jean: Her husband's away. That will be her bit OTS.
  • (Here, OTS is being used with the meaning "On The Side.")

Example of OTS Used in a Text

OTS
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