LOL

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Other spellings[change]

Pronunciation[change]

  • (Australia) IPA: /ɛl-əʊ-ɛl/ or /lɔl/
  • (UK) IPA: /ɛl-əʊ-ɛl/ or /lɒl/
  • (US) IPA: /ɛl-oʊ̯-ɛl/ or /lʌl/ or /lɒl/ or /lɔl/

Initialism[change]

Initialism
LOL

An emoticon for LOL
  1. (slang); (Internet) A short way to say "laugh out loud", "laughing out loud", or "lots of laughs" when you are talking on the internet.
    Lol. You just got roasted by the reply above you.
  2. (US, British commonwealth, Ireland) A short way to write "Loyal Orange Lodge", a prefix that is given to all branches of the Loyal Orange Order.
    LOL 1 is Portadown branch.