LOL

[el-oh-el or, often, lol]
laughing out loud; laugh out loud: used as a response to something funny or as a follow-up to something said only as a joke.

Origin:
from its use in digital communications

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LOL
 
abbreviation for
laughing out loud

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Word Origin & History

lol
by 1993, computer chat abbreviation of laughing out loud.
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LOL definition


  1. interj.
    laughing out loud. (Indicates that one is laughing in response to a previous remark. Used in electronic mail and computer forum or news group messages. Not pronounced aloud.) : I'm LOL about the last remark you made.
Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions by Richard A. Spears.Fourth Edition.
Copyright 2007. Published by McGraw-Hill Education.
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Computing Dictionary

LOL definition

chat
"laughing out loud", or "lots of love" or "luck".
(2003-07-29)

The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing, © Denis Howe 2010 http://foldoc.org
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Abbreviations & Acronyms
LOL
  1. laughing out loud

  2. little old lady

  3. lots of love

  4. lots of luck

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Example sentences
They do not even put out completely wacked theories to help debunk the deniers, lol.
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