to take a loss on something, preferably school or some other activity you don't feel like doing
Me:Teacher just assigned us some classwork to do.
Roc:Man, this shit suck
Me:know what time it is?
Roc:Its time to take an L
Me:helll yeah
by fuckkkkkkkkkkkk December 1, 2007
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To have a failed attempt at something. Or, to not be god (at all) at something.
Me: Fam i'm gonna hit that 3 pointer
Jaquan: Naaaaaahhh Prove it
Me: *misses the net by far*
Jaquan: nigga you be takin' L's all day! ahaaaaaaa!
Me: What?! i'd never take an L
by EgyptianQueeen January 19, 2016
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Taking any type of loss, such as in an argument or sports game. Also can be used when referring to drunk behavior or receiving a bad grade. Not to be confused with "W" which is used to describe a win.
" Maddie took a huge L last night when she drank an entire bottle of champagne"
"Olive was unprepared for the math test and she failed- what an L"
" 2016 has been one huge L"
" When the team lost, they were really Taking an L"
by Nosral December 18, 2016
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when you receive a loss. You're taking a L so you lost.. Give up.
Morris is taking a L by arguing with Mijya by not taking an L.
by theneighborhoodhoe April 6, 2016
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Stands for "Take the loss". Frequently used to describe flunking a test, being dumped, being stood up, being beaten up or robbed, or losing one's money in the stock market, gambling, or through exploitative business schemes.
I really took the L on that history exam.
by cazort August 25, 2003
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Take No L's, the term meaning one who takes no loses and avoids rejection. Basically a savage.
Bruh 1: Yo Bruh, we taking no L's at the club tonight.
Bruh 2: Yea Take No L's, we not getting stood up.
Bruh 1: And we gon turn up... Straight Savages
by BaseballMan28 December 12, 2016
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