What Does LOLING Mean?

LOLING is "the act of laughing out loud." The term LOLING derives from LOL (Laugh Out Loud) plus "ing."

"Cyber Speak" Test

You now know what LOLING means, but are you good at Cyber Speak? Well, let's see!

Image for LOLING

When I write LOLING, I mean this: meaning of LOLING LOLING is a gerund or a present participle formed from LOL.

Summary of Key Points

Definition for LOLING

LOLING means "Laughing out Loud." This is the most common meaning for LOLING on social-media platforms such as Twitter, Facebook, and Snapchat. (See also LOLAGE.)
Definition:Laughing out Loud
Type:Slang Word (Jargon)
2: Quite easy to guess
Typical Users:
Adults, Teenagers, and Under 13s


Examples of LOLING in Sentences

Here is an example of LOLING being used in a conversation:
  • Tony: I can't believe I tripped in front of my crush!
  • Jordan: I am still LOLING about that.

An Academic Look at LOLING

LOLING is used as a gerund or a present participle. For example:
  • LOLING is good for morale.
  • (Here, LOLING is a gerund i.e., a noun.)
  • She was LOLING for about an hour.
  • (Here, LOLING is a present participle used to form the progressive aspect.)

The Evolution of "LOL"

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

Example of LOLING Used in a Text


Help Us Improve Cyber Definitions

  • Do you disagree with something on this page?
  • Did you spot a typo?
  • Do you know a slang term that we've missed?
Please tell us using this form.