LOL

1. What does LOL stand for?

Laughing out loud

LOL means laughing out loud. It is one of the most popular acronyms used when texting or chatting online to react to something funny.

LOL is similar to haha or hehe and communicates that the sender is actually laughing out loud. The acronym is even the title of a 2012 full-length film starring Demi Moore and Miley Cyrus. Despite its mega popularity, the LOL acronym is still sometimes used as "lots of love" by older people.

Example

"I can't believe you did that, lol!"

LOL means laughing out loud

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Last Updated: July 6, 2016

2. What does LoL stand for in gaming?

League of Legends

Gamers use LoL to refer to League of Legends, a popular team-based MOBA. In LoL, players control powerful champions and attempt to take over the other team's territory to achieve victory.

Released in October 2009 by Riot Games, League has since become an esports and multimedia juggernaut. Its international competitive circuit is comprised of 12 separate leagues, and over 100 million people watched the 2019 LoL World Championship. LoL has also spawned spinoff comic books, short stories, and video games (including TFT).

LoL remains F2P, meaning you can download and play the game today without paying any money. However, be aware that a large portion of the LoL playerbase is toxic, and they tend to troll noobs quite hard.

Example

"Wanna play LoL this weekend?"
LoL's logo (as of 2019)

LoL's logo (as of 2019)

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Last Updated: November 4, 2021

3. What does LOL stand for?

Lots of love

May be used at the end of a message to someone you care about; though it may be confused with "laugh out loud."

Example

"Thanks for the message, I'm glad u r doing well! Sending u lol!"

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Last Updated: May 22, 2013

4. What does LOL stand for?

Little old lady

LOL stands for "little old lady," which is typically used in texts or online when talking about a female senior citizen that is small in stature.

While the LOL acronym is incredibly popular, it is most often used as "laughing out loud." Or it may be used by gamers that are referring to the online game, "League of Legends."

When it is used in the context of "little old lady," it is primarily used to refer to old strangers you encounter out in public. Some examples of these LOLs include a slow elderly woman in the check-out line or a woman in a motorized cart that robs you when you go to break a dollar.

Other slang dealing with old people includes OL, OM, DOM, gma, gpa, and boomer.

Example

"I always see the same LOL when I go to the grocery store."

Don't mess with the LOL

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Last Updated: January 19, 2021

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