Definitions

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  • n. An image macro of, usually, a kitten or a cat with a humorous caption.
  • n. The deliberately misspelled and grammatically quirky form of English associated with such images' captions.

Etymologies

lol +‎ cat. (Wiktionary)

Examples

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  • I am not ailurophobic, just allergic.

    July 23, 2008

  • Just a hair.

    July 22, 2008

  • A bit ailurophobic, Dontcry? :)

    July 22, 2008

  • Sorry to say that I'm not fond of cats... I'm actually really not fond of them...

    July 22, 2008

  • I hate cats. I also hate cutesy pictures of cats. But LOLcats are hilarious.

    July 22, 2008

  • I don't. Just looking at them makes me sneeze. Plus, I'm apparently not normal.

    July 22, 2008

  • Ahaha, any boring thing can be improved with a cat macro! Who doesn't like looking at cats?

    July 22, 2008

  • Wait... maybe I only think it's hilarious with pictures...

    ;) (kidding!)

    July 22, 2008

  • No! Wut iz wrung wif u, Reeseteeh? Ow can u nut apreshiat teh sublim buty an linguissicly esteetic ingeeniusnes ov kitteh languge. Thaz not noormal. No, iz not.

    I iz sry, I iz stoopid hooman an doan speek propr LolCat yeet! I stil lernin!

    July 22, 2008

  • I used to hate it. Now I think it's hilarious.

    July 22, 2008

  • Actually, I take a relatively inactive dislike to it. :-)

    July 22, 2008

  • It's hard for me to imagine anyone taking an active dislike to LolCat. It's an amazing made-up "language", what with its own grammar* and everything.

    *I've seen quite a few discussion threads on LiveJournal communities where people are seriously arguing about the "correct" way to speak LolCat. One is not born with an ability to speak it (well, unless one is a *cat*). It has to be learned.

    July 14, 2008

  • I just saw bilby's comment now, seven months too late. I wonder if they're done with it yet. *can't wait to read it* Lolz!

    July 14, 2008

  • They're lolcatting the Bible? I can has feer?

    November 25, 2007

  • I really don't get it. And I don't get why thousands of hours will be spent on translating the Bible into lolcat-ese.

    November 22, 2007

  • I love obscure presidential humor.

    October 6, 2007

  • I kind of hate these, not least because an annoying co-worker is SO enamored of cats that she prints out these "cute" things and posts them on the wall...

    But then I found this page. (Warning: it won't make any sense or be very funny if you haven't already seen John's link.) Which Cracks. Me. Up.

    October 5, 2007

  • I find this phenomenon challenging to even think about. Go here and read the about page, it'll explain everything.

    October 5, 2007