What Does LAWL Mean?

LAWL means "Laugh Out Loud". LAWL is a synonym of LOL (Laugh Out Loud) (i.e., a word with the same meaning). LAWL derives from LOL, which has become so widely used, a whole new set of terms has developed based on it.

Learn about more terms derived from LOL.

Summary of Key Points

"Laugh Out Loud" is the most common definition for LAWL on Snapchat, WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

Definition:Laugh Out Loud
(see also LOL, LAWLZ, and LAWLS)
Type:Acronym and Abbreviation
3: Guessable
Typical Users:
Adults and Teenagers

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When I write LAWL, I mean this:

meaning of LAWL
LAWL is synonym of LOL.


Examples of LAWL in Sentences

Here are examples of LAWL being used in conversations:
  • Person A: I snore so loudly that it scares everyone in the car I'm driving.
  • Person B: LAWL.
  • Person A: You're not fat. You're just easier to see.
  • Person B: LAWL.

An Academic Look at LAWL

LAWL is best described as a synonym for LOL but with a playful spelling.

LAWL is also not a homonym of LOL because it has the same meaning. (NB: A homonym is a word that is pronounced the same as another word with a different meaning.) LAWL is neither an acronym nor an initialism abbreviation because its letters do not represent words.

What Did We Used To Say?

Before the digital era, we might have said something like "I'm laughing" instead of LAWL.

Our Slide Show "The Evolution of LOL"

Read more about LOL.

Example of LAWL Used in a Text


See Also

ALOL (actually laughing out loud) BLOL (big laugh out loud) ELOL (evil laugh out loud) LLOL (literally lol) LOLAGE (laughing out loud (the noun)) LOLCAT (funny picture of a cat) LOLED (laughed out loud (i.e. the past tense of LOL)) LOLING (laughing out loud (the noun)) LOLK (laughing out loud, okay) LOLL (laugh out loud literally) LOLN (lol, not) LOLOL (lots of laughing out loud) LOLQ (laugh out loud quietly) LOLZ (laugh out loud with sarcasm) LOLZA (laughing out loud) NLOL (not lol) ROFLOL (rolling on floor, laughing out loud) ROTFLOL (rolling on the floor laughing out loud) SLOL (seriously laughing out loud) TLOL (truly laughing out loud) TROLOL (laughing at somebody who is trolling) 120 (lol! (101! = 5! = 5 x 4 x 3 x 2 x 1 = 120)) 5 (lol ("101" in binary is 5 (i.e. lol))) LAWLS (laugh out loud) LAWLZ (laugh out loud) LL (laugh loudly)