What Does ROFL Mean in a Text?

ROFL means "Rolling On Floor Laughing." The acronym ROFL is one of the most common ways of expressing intense laughter. It is often combined with the term LMAO (Laughing My Ass Off) to give ROFLMAO (Rolling On The Floor Laughing My Ass Off).

Learn more ways of saying you're laughing.

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When I write ROFL, I mean this:

meaning of ROFL

ROFL means Rolling On Floor Laughing.

Summary of Key Points

"Rolling On Floor Laughing" is the most common definition for ROFL on Snapchat, WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and TikTok.
Definition:Rolling On Floor Laughing
Guessability:guessability level 2
2: Quite easy to guess
Typical Users:typical user

Adults and Teenagers

Examples of ROFL in Sentences

Here are examples of ROFL being used in conversations:
  • Ian: You're not fat, you're just... easier to see.
  • Alice: ROFL.
  • Tim: A recent study has found that women who carry a little extra weight live longer than the men who mention it.
  • Harry: ROFL.

An Academic Look at ROFL

ROFL is an acronym (i.e., an abbreviation spoken like a word). Acronyms differ from 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 "that's hilarious" instead of ROFL.

Example of ROFL Used in a Text

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