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LOL

Used to indicate that something is funny. Originally an abbreviation of "laughing out loud" or "laugh out loud," the term is used especially in online writing and text messaging (often uncapitalized), but is sometimes spoken. It can be used to indicate varying degrees of funniness, including literal audible laughing. A: "And so I said that I would CUT him a deal, get it?" B: "LOL!" You should have seen the look on her face when I told her lol.
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LOL

interj. laughing out loud. (Indicates that one is laughing in response to a previous remark. Used in electronic mail and computer forum or news group messages. Not pronounced aloud.) I’m LOL about the last remark you made.
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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