- used only in informal text, such as Facebook or instant messaging. Not generally spoken. Is meant to be representative of the amusement and confusion that occurs when the speaker can hardly believe their ears.
an expression of general confusion and amusement, often directed at something just spoken that either made no logical sense or was extremely ludicrous.
Etymology : compound of ‘lol,’ which is an acronym of ‘laugh out loud,’ and ‘wut,’ which is an alternate spelling of ‘what.’
Source : “And then during college night, she was like, making out with the llama!” (Speaker 1) “lolwut?” (Speaker 2) (Duncan Commons, 11-08-11)
Last modified: 5 December 2011