Entry date

  • Quotation evidence from 1989 (first cited in FidoNews).
  • This is one of the most recent 1% of entries recorded in OED.
  • OED includes about 2000 entries first evidenced in the decade 1980—1989 (words such as gangsta, kilig, stank).

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  • laughing out loud

Entry size

  • 2 senses (2 main senses, 0 subentry senses).
  • 9 quotations.

Timeline of sense development

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