What Does LAWLZ Mean in a Text?

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The Quick Answer

Lawlz means "laugh out loud."

More Observations...

Just like lulz and lawls, lawlz is a synonym of LOL ("Laugh Out Loud"), when LOL is spoken like a word (i.e., as "lol"). For example:
  • Colin: If I had a dollar for every girl that found me unattractive, they would eventually find me attractive.
  • Clive: Lawlz!
  • Claire: Women who carry a little extra weight live longer than the men who mention it.
  • Celina: Lawlz!
Lawls is often typed as lawl. Check out this page to learn more about LOL and its derivatives.

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When I write LAWLZ, I mean this:

meaning of LAWLZ

Lawlz is a synonym of "lol."

Summary of Key Points

"Laugh Out Loud" is, by far, the most common meaning for LAWLZ when it is used in a text. (Bear in mind that it could have another meaning if used in a different context.)
Definition:Laugh Out Loud
Type:Slang (Word)
Guessability:guessability level 3
3: Guessable
Typical Users:typical user

Adults and Teenagers

An Academic Look at LAWLZ

Lawlz is a synonym (i.e., a word with the same meaning) of LOL, when LOL is spoken as a word (i.e., as "lol"). Lawlz can be considered a neologism (i.e., a newly coined word or term which has emerged into everyday use). Some neologisms are formally accepted into mainstream language (at which point, they cease to be neologisms), and some wither until they can longer be considered everyday terms. A neologism can be:
  • A completely new word (e.g., lawlz).
  • A new combination of existing words (e.g., digital detox).
  • A new meaning for an existing word (e.g., sick).

The Evolution of "LOL"

This video shows the evolution of the term "LOL" and the various laughing emojis:
What does LOL really mean?

Example of LAWLZ Used in a Text

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