What Does LOML Mean in a Text?

LOML means "Love Of My Life."

The abbreviation LOML refers to a person, thing, or pastime that the speaker feels an overwhelming passion for. It is most commonly used when referring to partners, but it is also used for sports teams and inanimate objects (e.g., cars, motorbikes).

"Love Of My Life" and LOML are also often used as a term of endearment, when talking to a partner. For example:
  • Husband: How are you today, LOML?
  • Wife: No, you can't go to the football. You promised to take Jack to the petting zoo.
Extra emphasis can be added to LOML, by adding the words "One True" to make OTLOML ("One True Love Of My Life").

Image for LOML

When I write LOML, I mean this:

meaning of LOML

This Philly fan knows where his heart lies!

Video of LOML

Here's a short video explaining how LOML and its derivatives are used in online chat and texting:

Summary of Key Points

"Love of My Life" is the most common definition for LOML on Snapchat, WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and TikTok.
Definition:Love of My Life
Guessability:guessability level 3
3: Guessable
Typical Users:typical user

Adults and Teenagers

Examples of LOML in Sentences

Here are examples of LOML being used in conversations:
  • Wife: You're the most useless husband ever.
  • Husband: Ah, LOML, I try my best.
  • Adam: You really like your dog, don't you?
  • Eva: Don't mean to be silly, but she's the LOML.

An Academic Look at LOML

LOML is an initialism abbreviation. Technically, this means it is pronounced using its individual letters (i.e., Ell Oh Emm Ell). However, it is also used like an acronym, i.e., spoken like a word (lommul).

What Did We Say before Texting and Social Media?

Before the digital era, we might have said something like "My One True Love" or even just "Love Of My Life" instead of using the abbreviation LOML.

Example of LOML Used in a Text

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