What Does LOLING Mean in a Text?

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

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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)
Guessability:guessability level 2
2: Quite easy to guess
Typical Users:typical user

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

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