What Does SLOL Mean?

SLOL means "Seriously Laughing Out Loud." Using "LOL" on its own has become almost meaningless because it is incredibly overused. Adding the "S" (i.e., adding "Seriously") adds weight to the common phrase, so that others know the user is genuinely laughing.

Learn more ways of expressing actual laughter.

Summary of Key Points

"Seriously Laughing Out Loud" is the most common definition for SLOL on Snapchat, WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and TikTok.
Definition:Seriously Laughing Out Loud
2: Quite easy to guess
Typical Users:
Adults and Teenagers

Image for SLOL

When I write SLOL, I mean this:

meaning of SLOL
The S (meaning "seriously") is often added to LOL because LOL's weight has been diluted through overuse.


Examples of SLOL in Sentences

Here are examples of SLOL being used in written conversations:
  • Tony: I was SLOL at that photo.
  • Jordan: I know, right? We all look so young.
  • Tony: He always makes me SLOL.
  • Jordan: Really? I don't find him very funny.

An Academic Look at SLOL

SLOL is an initialism abbreviation. Technically, this means it is pronounced using its individual letters (i.e., Ess Ell Oh Ell), but it is not often uttered using its letters. In other words, the abbreviation SLOL is for efficiency in writing and not speech.

The Evolution of "LOL"

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

Example of SLOL Used in a Text


See Also

More ways of expressing actual laughter
ALOL (actually laughing out loud) BLOL (big laugh out loud) LLOL (literally lol) LOLL (laugh out loud literally) LOLOL (lots of laughing out loud)