lol

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English

Etymology 1

Pronunciation

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ɛləʊˈɛl/, /lɒl/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˌɛlˌoʊˈɛl/, /lɑl/, /loʊl/
  • Rhymes: -ɒl

Interjection

lol

  1. (Internet slang, text messaging) Alternative form of LOL
Translations

Verb

lol (third-person singular simple present lols, present participle loling or lolling, simple past and past participle loled or lol'd or lolled or lold)

  1. (Internet slang, text messaging, intransitive) Alternative form of LOL

Etymology 2

Interjection

lol

  1. (archaic) Used in song as a nonsense syllable.

Dutch

Etymology

Of uncertain origin. Found in publications from as early as 1560. Probably derived from the onomatopoeia lollen, originally meaning 'to snooze'. Compare English loll.

Pronunciation

Noun

lol f (uncountable, diminutive lolletje n)

  1. fun
    Wij hebben veel lol.
    We are having a lot of fun.
    Wat een lol!
    What a laugh!
    • 2012, Raymond Klompsma & Stefan Wobben, Zo kan het ook: websites ontwerp je voor mensen, Concept7, page 25:
      Dit zijn mensen die graag lol hebben in hun leven, die zich prettig willen voelen.
      These are people who like to have fun in their lives, who want to feel good.
  2. LOL ("laughing out loud", although it is not an acronym in Dutch)

Synonyms


Lojban

Rafsi

lol

  1. rafsi of loldi.

Welsh

Pronunciation

Noun

lol f (uncountable)

  1. nonsense