What Does LMAO Mean in Texting? ROFL, BFF, IMO & More…!

What does LMAO mean? Let’s learn the meaning of popular internet acronyms and slang terms, such as LMAO, ROFL, IMO, BRB, and more!

What Does LMAO Mean in Texting? ROFL, BFF, IMO & More...!


What Does LMAO Mean?

LMAO is one of many common words used in text messaging, instant messaging, chatting, and on Facebook and Twitter. At one time or another, you’ve probably seen this Internet slang. What Does LMAO Mean? Did you wonder what it meant? Did you know it could have more than one meaning?

LMAO is an acronym that stands for Laughing My Ass Off. Many people say (or text) this acronym when they find something particularly funny. Sometimes, when a person finds something extremely funny, they say LMFAO. This is almost identical in meaning but has the “F” word added to it to create Laughing My F**king A** Off. This one, however, is considered to be vulgar and is probably NSFW (not safe for work.)

Alternative Meanings: What Else Could LMAO Stand For?

LMAO has a number of different meanings, but it is most often used to tell a person that something is funny. Because of this, many people are unaware of or do not use alternative meanings.

If you use LMAO to mean any of the following, make sure that your audience is aware of your alternative meaning to avoid confusion (and the possibility of offense.) While some of them can be hilariously funny, you have to make sure that your friends know what they mean.

  • Laughing my arms (or ankles) off.
  • Lick me all over!
  • Leave me alone, okay?
  • Let’s meet (or last man) at the office.
  • Let’s make an oath/offer.

LMAO Meaning | Infographic

What Does LMAO Mean in Texting? ROFL, BFF, IMO & More...!

Other Acronyms


Another acronym used with LMAO is ROFL. People often say “ROFLMAO” which is used to signify something is even more hilarious! ROFL means “rolling on the floor laughing.”


BFF has two definitions.

BFF = Best Friends Forever (The most common)

BFF = Big Fat Fuck (the other is the complete opposite)


What is IMO’s meaning? There are various meaning of IMO. IMO commonly used for In My Opinion in texting but literal meaning for IMO is International Mathematics Olympiad. Some of the other IMOs are:

  • IMO – In My Opinion
  • IMO – International Maritime Organization
  • IMO – International Mathematics Olympiad
  • IMO – Imperial Oil, LTD.
  • IMO – In Memory Of
  • IMO – Internet Mail Only
  • IMO – In My Office
  • IMO – Instant Money Order
  • IMO – Irish Medical Organization
  • IMO – International Maritime Organization


In texting, JK stands for Just Kidding 

Other terms relating to ‘just’:

  • IJAF = It’s Just A Fact
  • IJDK = I Just Don’t Know
  • IJG I Just Giggled
  • IJK I’m Just kidding
  • IJL I Just Laughed
  • IJS I’m Just Saying
  • IJWTK I Just Want To Know
  • IJWTS I Just Want To Say
  • J2LUK Just To Let You Know
  • J2LYK Just To Let You Know
  • J4F Just For Fun
  • J4L Just for Laughs
  • JAF Just A Friend
  • JAFA <– Click To View
  • JAM Just A Minute.

Common Text Abbreviations & Acronyms


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