Definition of one moment (or just a moment) in English:

one moment (or just a moment)


  • A request for someone to wait for a short period of time.

    ‘‘One moment, please, while I check the bookings,’ the waiter said’
    • ‘Excuse me one moment but am I right in thinking that there are at least two unemployed people in the UK?’
    wait, wait a minute, just a moment, just a second, stay here, stay put, remain here
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