What Does LLOL Mean in a Text?

LLOL means "Literally Laugh/Laughing Out Loud."

The abbreviation LLOL is used with the meaning "Literally Laugh Out Loud" (or "Literally Laughing Out Loud") to add emphasis to the standard LOL(Laugh/Laughing Out Loud). LOL and many of its derivatives have been so overused, that they are now just as likely to be used sarcastically. By adding the word "Literally" to LOL, the sender is emphasizing that they really did find something very amusing.

LLOL means exactly the same as LOLL (Laughing out Loud Literally).

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When I write LLOL, I mean this:

meaning of LLOL

The "Literally" in LLOL indicates genuine amusement.

Summary of Key Points

"Literally Laugh/Laughing Out Loud" is the most common definition for LLOL on Snapchat, WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and TikTok.
Definition:Literally Laugh/Laughing Out Loud
Guessability:guessability level 3

3: Guessable

Typical Users:typical user

Adults and Teenagers

Examples of LLOL in Sentences

Here are examples of LLOL being used in conversations:
  • Sam: You made me LLOL!
  • Craig: I'm a funny guy.
  • Sam: You're a stupid guy!
  • Gerri: Stop sending me cat pictures when I'm in class. I'm LLOL in this lecture.
  • Ollie: But it wants a cheeseburger!

An Academic Look at LLOL

LLOL is an acronym (i.e., an abbreviation spoken like a word). Acronyms differ from initialism abbreviations, which are pronounced using their individual letters.

What Did We Say before Texting and Social Media?

Before the digital era, we would have said something like "I peed myself" instead of using LLOL.

The Evolution of "LOL"

This video shows the evolution of the term "LOL" and the various laughing emojis:
Read more about LOL.

Example of LLOL Used in a Text

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