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LOL

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Life is the farce which everyone has to perform.
Arthur Rimbaud
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Pronunciation

  • (UK) IPA: /ɛl.əU.ɛl/, /lɔːl/, /lɒl/, SAMPA: /El.@U.El/, /lO:l/, /lQl/
  • (US) IPA: /ɛl.oʊ.ɛl/, /lɔl/, /lɑl/, /loʊl/, SAMPA: /El.oU.El/, /lOl/, /lAl/, /loUl/

Abbreviation

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LOL

  1. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) Laughing out loud; laugh out loud; or sometimes, lots of laughs.
  2. (dated) Lots of love.

Usage notes

"LOL" and "lol" are internet shorthand, hence originally almost never used in speech. However in many online video game users are increasingly using this word instead of laughter. It may also be used jokingly or sarcastically in speech, but this is not common among conversations unrelated to a video game.

See also

Initialism

LOL

  1. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) Loyal Orange Lodge, a prefix given to all branches of the Loyal Orange Order. For example, LOL 1 is Portadown branch.

References

Loyal Orange Lodge

  • [1] List of LOLs
  • [2] UK house of commons discussing an LOL

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