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lawl(2)

verb; other word formation type
A word used to describe mild amusement.
 
Lawl originally comes from the acronym LOL, which means to laugh out loud. Lawl evolved from LOL as individuals started to use the acronym in everyday speech. Lawl is how someone would pronounce LOL. However, rarely does someone laugh out loud when using this acronym. Instead it has evolved to signify meaning mild amusement.
Etymology : Lawl originated from LOL, an acronym meaning laugh out loud.
Source : "I don’t really ever actually lawl. Most of the time, it’s just a smile at most.” (Online chat with friend, 10-9-10)
Last modified: 9 December 2010


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