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LOL

or lol

[ el-oh-el or, often, lol ]
/ ˈɛlˌoʊˈɛl or, often, lɒl /
Informal.
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interjection

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: You can see from the pics that my dog did not appreciate how we dressed him up for Halloween this year. LOL!

verb (used without object) LOLed, LOL·ing.

to laugh: I literally LOLed when I got your text.I can’t stop loling over this dumb video!

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Origin of LOL

First recorded in 1985–90; from its use in digital communications
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British Dictionary definitions for LOL

LOL
/ text messaging /

abbreviation for

laughing out loud
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