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What Does LOLZ Mean in a Text?

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LOLZ means "Laugh Out Loud (A Lot)."

The abbreviation LOLZ is used as a plural form of LOL (Laughing Out Loud) to indicate amusement. Although LOLZ may be used to indicate that the sender finds something very funny (i.e., funny enough to deserve more than a simple LOL), just as with almost all the other abbreviations used to indicate laughter, LOLZ is now often used sarcastically.

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When I write LOLZ, I mean this:

meaning of LOLZ

Watch out! LOLZ is often used sarcastically.

Summary of Key Points

"Laugh Out Loud (A Lot)" is the most common definition for LOLZ on Snapchat, WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and TikTok.
LOLZ
Definition:Laugh Out Loud (A Lot)
Type:Abbreviation
Guessability:guessability level 2

2: Quite easy to guess

Typical Users:typical user

Adults, Teenagers, and Under 13s

Examples of LOLZ in Sentences

Here are examples of LOLZ being used in conversations:
  • Sharon: How is being at a singles bar different from going to the circus?
  • Rob: I can't wait to hear.
  • Sharon: At the circus, the clowns don't talk.
  • Rob: LOLZ.

  • (As usual with abbreviations such as LOLZ, it is difficult to tell if Rob is genuinely very amused or is being sarcastic.)
  • Chris: I just found out I'm colorblind.
  • Lee: Really. Did you never suspect before?
  • Chris: No. The diagnosis came completely out of the purple.
  • Lee: LOLZ.

  • (Here, Lee is probably expressing genuine amusement.)

An Academic Look at LOLZ

As it is spoken like a word, LOLZ is an acronym. Acronyms contrast with initialism abbreviations, which are pronounced using their individual letters.

What Did We Say before Texting and Social Media?

Before the digital era, we might have said something like "very funny" instead of using an abbreviation such as LOLZ.

The Evolution of "LOL"

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

Example of LOLZ Used in a Text

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