from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • abbr. laughing out loud

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • Laughing (or laugh) out loud
  • Lots of laughs (occasionally used)
  • Lots of love (now obsolete or dated)
  • Loyal Orange Lodge, a prefix given to all branches of the Loyal Orange Order. For example, LOL 1 is Portadown branch.
  • interj. Denotes light-heartedness or that the thing just said was not intended as serious
  • v. To laugh out loud.


Sorry, no etymologies found.



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  • been doing this for a while now.. 'WTF'.. saves energy.

    March 28, 2011

  • People officially say "LOL" out loud.

    March 28, 2011