Emoji meanings demystified

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Grinning emoji


It conveys cheerfulness and joy towards something positive.

Other names

Grinning face

Smiley emoji


Smiley emoji denotes happiness and positive feelings.

Other names

Grinning face with big eyes

Smile emoji


The smile emoji depicts a person’s happiness when sending a greeting text or simply used to compliment.

Other names

Grinning face with smiling eyes, happy face, smiley face

Grin emoji


The grin emoji represents mischievousness but can be used to give away excitement and enjoyment.

Other names

Beaming face with smiley eyes, cheesy face

Laughing emoji


The emoji depicts laughter often used to react towards something hilarious.

Other names

Grinning squinting face emoji

Sweat smile emoji

Sweat smile

Used to depict a close call but is also often used in awkward situations during a chat.

Other names

Phew emoji, grinning face with sweat, relief emoji

Rolling on the floor laughing emoji

Rolling on the floor laughing

Used when someone cracks a hilarious joke.

Other names

Titled laughter

Joy emoji


Shedding tears because of laughing so hard.

Other names

Face with tears of joy, haha emoji

Slightly smiling face emoji

Slightly smiling face

This emoji can have two or more meanings, such as being positive, happy or patronizing and ironic.

Other names

Ironic smile, pain behind the smile

Upside down face emoji

Upside down face

The emoji depicts being silly and sarcastic.

Other names

Sarcasm, silly

Wink emoji


This emoji signals a joke or a hidden meaning which when used won’t be understood by many.

Other names

Winky face

Blush emoji


This emoji expresses extreme happiness and positive feelings.

Other names

Happy, blush face

Innocent emoji


This emoji means being as innocent and pure as an angel.

Other names


Heart eyes emoji

Heart eyes

Taken straight from cartoons, this emoji is used to convey feeling of love and attraction.

Other names

Heart face

Kissing heart emoji

Kissing heart

The emoji is used to convey a goodbye to a very close one.

Other names

Blowing kiss

Kissing closed eyes emoji

Kissing closed eyes

The pink cheeks and puckered lips on this emoji convey sentiments of love and affection.

Other names

Kissy, kiss

Kissing smiling eyes emoji

Kissing smiling eyes

This emoji is also used to convey sentiments of love and affection but in a lighter way.

Other names


Yum emoji


Used when one is about to have a delicious meal, or already had one.

Other names

Tasty, delicious

Stuck out tongue emoji

Stuck out tongue

This conveys a sense of excitement, fun and cuteness.

Other names

Tongue out

Stuck out tongue winking eye emoji

Stuck out tongue winking eye

Used when just casually kidding around with jokes and funny conversations.

Other names


Neutral face emoji

Neutral face

When the other person doesn’t get the joke but can also be used in context to concern for someone.

Other names

Straight face emoji

Expressionless emoji


The flat eyes and mouth convey a sense of frustration or disappointment.

Other names

Straight mouth

Thinking face emoji

Thinking face

Depicts going into a deep state of thinking.

Other names


Shushing face emoji

Shushing face

When the chat has gone with loads of messages and you want to make everyone quiet.

Other names

Shh, quiet emoji, hush

Hugging face emoji

Hugging face

This emoji depicts a sense of affection for someone.

Other names

Hugging, aww come here!

Star-struck emoji


May express that someone or something is amazing, fascinating, impressive, or exciting.

Other names

Grinning face with star eyes, starry eyes

Face Exhaling emoji

Face Exhaling

The emoji is used to represent feelings of exhaustion, smoking, and exhaling a big sigh.

Other names

Sigh, phew, blow

Zipper mouth face emoji

Zipper mouth face

Used when secrets and promises are to be kept among only certain number of people.

Other names

Lips sealed, zit it

Money mouth face emoji

Money mouth face

This emoji conveys the feeling of getting a good sum of money.

Other names

Dollar sign eyes, money face

No mouth emoji

No mouth

This conveys the situations when one has no words to speak due to being disappointed.

Other names

Blank face, mouthless, silence

Smirk emoji


The emoji to use when you’ve achieved something great and can’t wait to boast around it.

Other names

Flirting face, smug face, suggestive face

Unamused face emoji

Unamused face

This emoji conveys grumpiness or irritation towards someone or something.

Other names

Dissatisfied, meh, unimpressed

Face with rolling eyes emoji

Face with rolling eyes

Used when the other person says something obvious or too dumb.

Other names

Eye roll

Grimacing face emoji

Grimacing face

The wide-open mouth and clenched teeth depict awkwardness or nervousness.

Other names

Awkward, eek, nervous

Lying face emoji

Lying face

Taken straight from the fictional character Pinocchio, this emoji depicts lying.

Other names

Liar, long nose, Pinocchio

Relieved face emoji

Relieved face

This emoji depicts a sense of calmness, peace or satisfaction.

Other names

Content, pleased

Pensive face emoji

Pensive face

An emoji used to describe a state of pain and sorrow.

Other names

Sad, sad face, sorrowful

Sleeping face emoji

Sleeping face

One can use this emoji to convey “good night” to a chat.

Other names

Sleepy, zzz face

Sleepy face emoji

Sleepy face

The emoji depicts the feeling of exhaustion after a long tiring day.

Other names

Side-tear, snot bubble

Drooling face emoji

Drooling face

This emoji denotes the irresistibility over a yummy food.

Other names

Drool, water-dropping

Face with medical mask emoji

Face with medical mask

Wearing of a mask to protect from viruses and airborne diseases.

Other names

Coronavirus, COVID-19, face mask

Face with thermometer emoji

Face with thermometer

This emoji depicts a sick person.

Other names

Sick, ill

Face with head bandage emoji

Face with head bandage

The emoji denotes a bad head injury.

Other names

Clumsy, bandaged head, injured

Nauseated face emoji

Nauseated face

The face depicting ‘about to throw up’ feeling.

Other names

Disgusting, vomit face, yuck!

Face vomiting emoji

Face vomiting

This represents disgust or an actual food illness.

Other names

Spew, throwing up, vomit

Sneezing face emoji

Sneezing face

The emoji to use when someone has fallen sick and caught cold.

Other names

Gesundheit, sneeze

Hot face emoji

Hot face

When the temperature is rising.

Other names

Overheated face, so damn hot!

Cold face emoji

Cold face

When temperature touches rock bottom. Extremely cold.

Other names

Freezing face, coldness, do damn cold!

Woozy face emoji

Woozy face

When you had too much booze.

Other names

Drunk face

Face with crossed-out eyes emoji

Face with crossed-out eyes

This emoji denotes disbelief or in some cases even death.

Other names

Dizzy face

Exploding head emoji

Exploding head

Read, heard or saw something extremely shocking and amusing.

Other names

Mind blow, what the…

Cowboy hat face emoji

Cowboy hat face

A simple smiley emoji with a cowboy hat.

Other names

Cowboy, brown hat face

Partying face emoji

Partying face

Party time!

Other names

Let’s party!

Disguised face emoji

Disguised face

Sneaking into solving a particular case or matter.

Other names


Smiling face with sunglasses emoji

Smiling face with sunglasses

Feeling overachieved and cool.

Other names

Sunglasses, cool, oh yeah!

Nerd face emoji

Nerd face

Depicting a mind loaded with theoretical knowledge.

Other names

Class topper, nerdy

Face with monocle emoji

Face with monocle

This emoji depicts taking a closer into something.

Other names

Detective mode ON, something fishy

Confused face emoji

Confused face

An emoji giving a look of uncertainty.

Other names

Puzzled, nonplussed

Frowning face emoji

Frowning face

This emoji denotes a deeply saddened state.

Other names

Megafrown, disappointment

Face with open mouth emoji

Face with open mouth

A round mouth emoji describing a shock which makes one go ‘wow!’

Other names

Open mouth, surprised

Hushed face emoji

Hushed face

The emoji depicts mild amusement or surprise.

Other names

Surprised face, surprise

Astonished face emoji

Astonished face

Used when one comes across something amusing or shocking in both positive or negative way.

Other names

Drunk face, gasping face

Flushed face emoji

Flushed face

A surprised emoji with eyes wide opened.

Other names

Embarrassed, blushing face, shame

Pleading face emoji

Pleading face

Depicts wanting of something so bad that eyes become full of tears.

Other names

Begging, glossy eyes, simp

Anguished face emoji

Anguished face

Depicting sadness and disappointment at the same time.

Other names

Pained face

Fearful face emoji

Fearful face

This emoji intends to depict fear from someone or something.

Other names

Scared, surprised

Sad but relieved face emoji

Sad but relieved face

Sad and relieved at the same time as things could’ve gone much worst.

Other names

Eyebrow sweat

Loudly crying face emoji

Loudly crying face

This emoji conveys inconsolable grief but is also used in fun ways such as laughter or joy.

Other names

Sobbing, sad tears, crying out loud

Face screaming in fear emoji

Face screaming in fear

High degree of shock which can be both positive and negative.

Other names

Home alone, scream, shocked

Confounded face emoji

Confounded face

The zig-zag mouth with crossed eyes on this emoji convey irritation, sadness and negative feelings.

Other names

Quivering face, scrunched face

Disappointed face emoji

Disappointed face

This emoji conveys an unhappy and sad face due to some recent events.

Other names

Sad, sad face

Downcast face with sweat emoji

Downcast face with sweat

This emoji conveys a certain degree of sadness, pain or disappointment.

Other names

Hard work, dejected

Tired face emoji

Tired face

When you’ve had a rough and tiring day at work.

Other names

Exhausted, fed up

Yawning face emoji

Yawning face

Used when someone’s feeling sleepy.

Other names

Feeling sleepy

Face with steam from nose emoji

Face with steam from nose

Inspired by manga or anime, this emoji depicts angriness and frustration.

Other names

Triumph, steaming, frustrated

Face with symbols on the mouth emoji

Face with symbols on the mouth

Vulgar behaviour due to being too much furious at someone or something.

Other names

Cursing, swearing

Angry face with horns emoji

Angry face with horns

When the sender of this emoji gets so angry they turn into devils with horns.

Other names

Devil, devil horns, ultra angry

Smiling face with horns emoji

Smiling face with horns

When the sender of this emoji is onto something mischievous or wicked.

Other names

Happy devil

Skull emoji


This emoji represents death from extreme laughter or frustration.

Other names

Death, death skull

Pile of poo emoji

Pile of poo

A poo emoji can be used to describe something as silly or funny but in a disgusting way.

Other names

Smiling poop, dog dirt

Clown face emoji

Clown face

A circus clown can be used to describe something as creepy or haunted.

Other names

Joker, what a joke!

Japanese ogre emoji

Japanese ogre

A kind of hideous ogre in Japanese folklore.

Other names

Mask face, Oni, red monster

Goblin emoji


The goblin emoji denotes evil, anger, cruel behaviour.

Other names

Long face mask, red mask, grumpy monster

Ghost emoji


The ghost emoji can be used to convey someone or something as goofy and strange.

Other names

Halloween, disappear, Snapchat

Alien emoji


A spooky face of an alien from outer space.

Other names

Outer space creature

Speaking head emoji

Speaking head

The silhouette of a person speaking. Sometimes used in the context of shouting or mansplaining.

Other names

Yelling, talking

Alien monster emoji

Alien monster

An alien monster from a video game of some sort.

Other names

Space invader, video game monster

Robot face emoji

Robot face

The head of a classic vintage robot.

Other names

Droid, robot

Cat face emoji

Cat face

A yellow cat face emoji.

Other names

Smiley cat, kitty, smiling cat

See no evil monkey emoji

See no evil monkey

A monkey covering its eyes.

Other names

Monkey covering eyes

Hear no evil monkey emoji

Hear no evil monkey

A monkey covering its ears.

Other names

Monkey covering ears

Speak no evil monkey emoji

Speak no evil monkey

A monkey covering its mouth.

Other names

Monkey covering mouth

Boy face emoji

Boy face

A simple emoji portraying a boy’s face.

Other names

Boy, child boy

Girl face emoji

Girl face

A simple emoji portraying a girl’s face.

Other names

Girl, child girl

Eyes emoji


Huge eyes emoji with the pupil pointing to the left.

Other names

Eyeballs, wide-open eyes, what happened!?

Writing hand emoji

Writing hand

An emoji depicting the action of writing with a pen or pencil.

Other names

Writing, write

Waving hand emoji

Waving hand

Used either at the start or at the end of the conversation.

Other names

Goodbye, hello, hand wave

Flexed biceps emoji

Flexed biceps

The brawny arm of the flexed biceps emoji is used to represent all sorts of strength and power, from physical might to mental determination.

Handshake emoji


Represents the same ideas as a real-life handshake. It can be a greeting, a sign of an agreement, or a symbol for a truce.

Pinched fingers emoji

Pinched fingers

Means “What do you want?” in Italian. Italians are known for speaking with their hands, and the pinched finger gesture is most associated with the phrase, Ma che vuoi? (“What do you want?”).

Call me hand emoji

Call me hand

While this represents someone holding up a phone to say “Call me,” it also resembles the surfer-culture symbol that means “hang loose” or “take it easy!”

Clapping hands emoji

Clapping hands

Two hands clapping emoji, which when used multiple times can be used as a round of applause.

Nail polish emoji

Nail polish

Aside from tagging nail and beauty-related images online, the nail polish emoji can serve as a tone marker indicating sass, fanciness, nonchalance, or self-confidence across a variety of digital contexts.

Backhand index pointing down emoji

Backhand index pointing down

This pointing down emoji can be used to point out a message below in texting. It can also be used to indicate that the incoming message is going to be important.

Backhand index pointing up emoji

Backhand index pointing up

Used as an exclamation mark to emphasize a statement.

Mechanical arm emoji

Mechanical arm

A robotic artificial arm.

Other names

Robotic arm, metal arm, artificial arm

Selfie emoji


A human arm depicting the action of taking a selfie from a mobile phone.

Other names

Selfie hand, hand cam

Monkey face emoji

Monkey face

A monkeyface emoji with wide-open eyes.

Other names

Monkey head

Monkey emoji


A small primate with long limbs.

Other names

Cheeky monkey

Gorilla emoji


An emoji of a grey haired gorilla.

Orangutan emoji


The orange-haired ape emoji with long arms.

Dog face emoji

Dog face

An emoji portraying the face of a dog.

Other names

Puppy, doggy

Dog emoji


A dog emoji generally known as ‘human’s best friend’.

Other names


Wolf emoji


An emoji portraying the face of a wolf.

Other names

Wolf face

Fox emoji


An emoji portraying the face of a fox.

Other names

Fox face

Raccoon emoji


A gray raccoon emoji.

Cat emoji


A cat emoji which is generally kept as a pet.

Other names

Feline, house cat

Lion face emoji

Lion face

A simple emoji with a face of a lion.

Other names


Tiger emoji


A large orange cat with black stripes across its body.

Other names

Bengal tiger

Leopard emoji


A large yellow cat with black yellow spots.

Other names


Horse emoji


A horse emoji depicted as galloping towards the left.

Other names

Racehorse, galloping horse

Unicorn emoji


A mythical and fantasy animal.

Zebra emoji


An emoji of the popular black striped animal called zebra.

Bison emoji


A brown bison shown in full profile with horns, a beard, and woolly mane.

Other names


Cow emoji


A dairy cow emoji with black spots on its body.

Other names

Dairy cow

Ox emoji


An emoji depicting a brown ox.

Other names

Oxen, bull

Camel emoji


An emoji portrayal of a desert animal.

Other names

Desert camel, Arabian camel

Llama emoji


A rare camel like animal found in South America.

Other names


Giraffe emoji


A face emoji of the tallest animals around called giraffe.

Elephant emoji


An emoji of the largest animal on the planet known as elephant.

Rhino emoji


A large mammal with massive horns.

Other names


Mammoth emoji


A wooly extinct creature with long curvy tasks.

Hippo emoji


An emoji of a huge water mammal with big jaws.

Other names


Mouse emoji


A bright mouse emoji with a long pink tail.

Other names

Rodent, mice

Rat emoji


A rat emoji with a long pink tail.

Other names


Hamster emoji


A small cute rodent often kept as a pet.

Other names

Hamster face

Rabbit emoji


A mammal that loves to eat and has long eats.

Other names


Squirrel emoji


A rodent with big and puffy cheeks.

Other names


Hedgehog emoji


An emoji of a small spiny mammal called hedgehog.

Other names


Bat emoji


A bat emoji that can also be used to describe the superhero Batman.

Other names


Bear emoji


An emoji portrayal of a bear.

Other names

Teddy bear

Polar bear emoji

Polar bear

An emoji of an animal found in arctic places.

Other names

Bear face

Panda emoji


An emoji depicting a panda.

Other names

Panda face

Kangaroo emoji


An emoji of a kangaroo.

Other names


Dove emoji


A bird associated with the symbol of peace.

Other names

Dove of peace

Eagle emoji


An emoji portrayal of the majestic bird eagle.

Other names

Bald eagle

Owl emoji


An emoji of a large-eyed bird owl.

Evergreen tree emoji

Evergreen tree

An evergreen tree is the one that keeps its leaves all year long.

Other names

Fir tree, pine tree

Cactus emoji


A cactus plant emoji.

Other names


Palm tree emoji

Palm tree

A tree on which coconuts grow.

Other names

Coconut tree

Herb emoji


May be used for various content as cooking, herbal medicine, and plant life.

Other names


Maple leaf emoji

Maple leaf

An orange maple leaf also associated with the country Canada.

Other names


Rose emoji


A vibrant red rose emoji with stem. Often used as a symbol of love.

Other names

Red rose, red flower

Cherry blossom emoji

Cherry blossom

The cherry blossom emoji is shorthand for beauty or cuteness.

Shamrock emoji


Widely used in association with Irish culture, identity, and heritage, especially on St. Patrick’s day each year on March 17.

Recycling symbol emoji

Recycling symbol

Means recycling, reusing, earth appreciation, and environmental concerns. Likely used in Earth Day texts or when discussing environmental concerns.

Grapes emoji


A grape bunch emoji.

Other names


Melon emoji


A light green melon emoji.

Other names

Cantaloupe, Honeydew

Watermelon emoji


A slice of watermelon showing the juicy red part with black seeds.

Orange emoji


An emoji portraying the pulpy fruit known as orange.

Other names

Tangerine, Mandarin

Lemon emoji


The yellow and sour citrus fruit called lemon.

Other names


Banana emoji


A peeled banana emoji.

Other names

Monkey snack

Pineapple emoji


The tropical fruit pineapple with a shoot of leaves at the top.

Mango emoji


An emoji of a tropical mango.

Other names


Apple emoji


A vibrant red apple emoji.

Other names

Red apple

Green apple emoji

Green apple

An emoji portraying a green apple.

Other names

Granny apple

Pear emoji


An emoji portraying a green pear.

Peach emoji


An emoji portraying a peach.

Other names


Strawberry emoji


A red fruit called strawberry topped with green leaves.

Cherries emoji


Two cherries with a leaf.

Other names


Kiwi emoji


A kiwi fruit sliced open to show the actual fruit along with black seeds.

Other names

Chinese gooseberry

Tomato emoji


A full red tomato with green stem.

Other names

Tomato plant

Coconut emoji


A half-cut coconut emoji showing its white meat.

Avocado emoji


A half-cut avocado emoji exposing the brown pit in the middle.

Eggplant emoji


An eggplant emoji with green stem.

Other names


Potato emoji


A potato emoji.

Other names

Baked potato

Carrot emoji


A long bright orange carrot emoji with green leaves on the top.

Corn emoji


An ear of golden corn partially husked.

Other names

Ear of corn, maize

Hot pepper emoji

Hot pepper

A bright red chili.

Other names

Chilli, spicy

Broccoli emoji


An emoji depicting broccoli.

Other names

Green veggie

Bread emoji


A loaf of bread.

Other names

Loaf of bread

Bacon emoji


An emoji depicting bacon.

Other names


Burger emoji


A burger emoji with patty and vegetables.

Other names

Hamburger, cheeseburger

Fries emoji


Brown french fries in red carton.

Other names

French fries, chips

Pizza emoji


A slice of pepperoni pizza.

Other names

Slice of pizza, cheese pizza

Hotdog emoji


A popular western food featuring a sausage inside a bun.

Other names


Burrito emoji


A wrapped dish filled with rice, beans, beef and cheese.

Other names

Wrap, roll

Falafel emoji


A popular dish in the Middle East and North Africa.

Other names

Flatbread, pita

Shallow pan of food emoji

Shallow pan of food

An emoji denoting a dish that contains rice, vegetables and curry.

Other names

Mix veg, pan

Steaming bowl emoji

Steaming bowl

A steaming bowl of rice or noodles.

Other names

Ramen, noodles

Curry and rice emoji

Curry and rice

A plate of orange-brown curry with vegetables or meat, served with rice.

Other names

Curry, Indian food

Poultry leg emoji

Poultry leg

This brown colored emoji depicts a crispy chicken leg.

Other names

Chicken, chicken leg piece, drumstick

Rice ball emoji

Rice ball

The emoji indicates a rice ball wrapped in seaweed.

Other names

Onigiri, seaweed

Fish cake emoji

Fish cake

A Japanese delicacy of processed whitefish served with ramen.

Other names

Fish cake with swirl, pink swirl

Mooncake emoji


A traditional sweet Chinese delicacy.

Other names

Chinese mooncake

Dango emoji


A Japanese sweet dumpling made of rice flour and served on a skewer.

Other names

Dessert stick

Dumpling emoji


A popular Asian food filled with veg and non-veg items.

Other names

Momos, empanada

Shaved ice emoji

Shaved ice

A shaved ice cone with cherry/strawberry syrup.

Other names

Snowcone, ice-cream

Doughnut emoji


A chocolate doughnut emoji.

Other names


Cake emoji


A piece of cake or more specifically an emoji of a pastry.

Other names

Pastry, shortcake, strawberry cake

Cupcake emoji


A cupcake emoji with pink cream topping

Other names

Muffin, fairy cake

Hot beverage emoji

Hot beverage

This emoji can be related to coffee, tea and other hot beverages.

Other names

Tea, Espresso, hot chocolate

Chocolate emoji


A bar of chocolate in a red wrapper.

Other names

Chocolate bar, candy bar

Waffle emoji


It generally refers to waffles, a Belgian dessert.

Teacup without handle emoji

Teacup without handle

A beverage cup generally associated with green tea.

Other names

Green tea, matcha

Tumbler glass emoji

Tumbler glass

A short and wide glass used for liquors such as whiskey.

Other names

Liquor, rum, whiskey

Ice emoji


An ice cube which is used to make drinks cooler.

Other names

Ice cube

Snowflake emoji


The unique, feathery ice crystal of a snowflake.

Spoon emoji


A simple silver spoon emoji.

Other names


Fork and knife with plate emoji

Fork and knife with plate

An emoji associated with having a meal.

Other names

Dinner, cutlery

Beer emoji


A mug filled with beer with frothy heads.

Other names

Beer mug, beer stein

Beers emoji


The clinking of two beers mugs for the gesture of ‘Cheers!’

Other names

Clinking beer mugs

Cheese wedge emoji

Cheese wedge

Used to represent cheese and mice. It also refers to the slang “cheesy” which describes a statement, person, or action being too lame, impersonal, or overexaggerated.

Glass of milk emoji

Glass of milk

Used to symbolize drinking milk. You can also use the glass of milk to pertain to other kinds of milk such as protein milk, almond milk, and soy milk.

Bowl with spoon emoji

Bowl with spoon

A bowl with a silver spoon inside, as used to eat cereal or soup. Bowl color varies across platforms, as do contents, though most are empty.

Jack-o'-lantern emoji


The jack-o'-lantern is the classic symbol of Halloween.

Other names

Halloween, pumpkin

Christmas emoji


The Christmas tree emoji represents Christmas and/or holidays.

Other names

Xmas tree

Fireworks emoji


Fireworks emoji represents the stunning combination of lights in the nighttime when burnt crackers.

Other names


Firecracker emoji


A firecracker is burnt on various occasions across the globe such as Diwali, New Year celebrations etc.

Other names

Crackers, dynamite, blast

Sparkles emoji


Used to represent positive sentiments like happiness, gratitude and excitement.

Other names

Glitter, shiny

High voltage emoji

High voltage

A symbol for high voltage, as warns against injury from electricity.

Star emoji


A classic, five-point gold star. Commonly used for various metaphorical senses of star (e.g., for fame, success, excellence, reviews).

Glowing star emoji

Glowing star

Commonly used for anyone or anything that really shines or dazzles.

Collision emoji


May be used to represent various types of bangs, explosions, or crashes.

Rocket emoji


A rocket being propelled into space. Sometimes used to indicate a fast increase, for instance when referring to stocks going to the moon (rising quickly in price).

Police car light emoji

Police car light

In a text situation, the emoji is usually used as a symbol for an emergency.

Check mark button emoji

Check mark button

Commonly used in lists to signify completed tasks or verification of a statement of fact.

Down arrow emoji

Down arrow

An arrow, pointing down.

Up arrow emoji

Up arrow

An arrow, pointing up.

Balloon emoji


The red balloon emoji represents birthday celebrations or a generic simple balloon.

Other names

Party, red balloon

Party popper emoji

Party popper

The party popper emoji is used to depict celebrations or parties.

Other names

Tada, celebration

Confetti emoji


Confetti emoji is used to depict celebrations or parties.

Other names

Confetti ball

Tanabata tree emoji

Tanabata tree

A tree emoji specifically representing the Tanabata tree.

Other names

Wish tree

Bamboo emoji


A bamboo emoji representing the bamboo plant in a pot or cup.

Other names

Pine decoration

Dolls emoji


Dolls indicating toys.

Other names

Japanese dolls

Wind chime emoji

Wind chime

Used for content concerning various senses of wind and chime due to its appearance.

Other names

Jellyfish, wind bell

Red envelope emoji

Red envelope

Generally used in Asian cultures.

Other names

Red packet, Ang Pao

Ribbon emoji


The emoji indicates something or someone is cute.

Other names


Gift emoji


An emoji indicating surprise, gift or presents.

Other names

Gif package, birthday present

Reminder ribbon emoji

Reminder ribbon

An awareness ribbon emoji.

Other names


Ticket emoji


The ticket emoji is used when going to a place that requires a paid entry such as cinema, sports etc.

Other names

Movie ticket, admission ticket

Medal emoji


The medal emoji represents an achievement recognition.

Other names

Military medal

Trophy emoji


The trophy emoji represents an achievement recognition.

Other names

Championship trophy

Crown emoji


A gold crown with jewels on the sides. Represents a King, Queen, or other form of Royalty.

Other names

King, queen, royal

First place medal emoji

First place medal

A golden emoji used in chats to convey first place ranking in a sports or an event.

Other names

First position, gold medal

Musical notes emoji

Musical notes

Three eighth notes (quavers in British English), used to represent music or singing.

Headphone emoji


Headphones, used to listen to music or other forms audio, such as podcasts.

Speaker high volume emoji

Speaker high volume

A speaker cone displayed with three sound waves, generally used as an icon to indicate the increasing of volume on a phone or computer.

Musical note emoji

Musical note

A music note emoji, which can denote song lyrics, or other music related topics.

Movie camera emoji

Movie camera

Often used when posting one's excitement about an anticipated or favorite film.

Camera emoji


A classic camera, as an SLR used to take pictures before camera phones.

Camera with flash emoji

Camera with flash

A classic camera, shown with its flash going off, as to illuminate a darker scene.

Soccer emoji


A soccer ball emoji depicting the football or soccer sport.

Other names


Baseball emoji


A ball emoji but more specifically a baseball.

Other names


Basketball emoji


A basketball emoji showing the orange striped ball used in basketball.

Other names

Orange ball

Volleyball emoji


A volleyball emoji, showing the round ball used in the sport.

Other names


Rugby football emoji

Rugby football

This emoji depicts a famous western sport called rugby.

Other names

Football, league

Tennis emoji


A racket and ball emoji indicating the tennis sports.

Other names

Tennis racket, lawn tennis, tennis ball

Ping pong emoji

Ping pong

A bat and ball emoji depicting the game of cricket.

Other names

Bat & ball

Criket game emoji

Criket game

Bowling emoji


A ball and pin emoji depicting the indoor game called bowling.

Other names

Pins, bowling ball

Field hockey emoji

Field hockey

A hockey stick and ball, used in the sport of field hockey.

Other names


Flying disc emoji

Flying disc

A disc-like emoji depicting frisbee.

Other names


Lacrosse emoji


A sport in which two players have to hit the wall with a tennis ball using racquets.

Other names


Badminton emoji


A racquet and shuttlecock emoji representing badminton.

Other names

Badminton racquet and shuttlecock

Boxing glove emoji

Boxing glove

A red boxing glove emoji depicting the boxing sport.

Other names

Punch, punching

Martial arts emoji

Martial arts

A traditional martial arts uniform emoji which depicts games such as judo or karate.

Other names

Martial Arts uniform

Goal net emoji

Goal net

Also known as goal pole, this emoji depicts a classic outdoor sport called soccer.

Other names


Golf emoji


Also known as a flag in the hole, this emoji represents a sport called golf.

Other names

Flag in hole

Ice skates emoji

Ice skates

Ice skates are used to skate on a floor made of ice.

Other names

Ice skating

Running shoe emoji

Running shoe

A comfortable shoe used in sports such as tennis or golf, or for fashion purposes.

Fishing emoji


This emoji represents a fishing rod and a fish hooked on to it.

Other names

Fishing pole, fishing rod

Man biking emoji

Man biking

The male version of the bicyclist emoji. Currently identical in appearance to the non-gendered base emoji.

Diving mask emoji

Diving mask

This emoji represents snorkels, a crucial piece of equipment for diving or staying under water.

Other names

Diving, swimming

Ski emoji


An outdoor winter sport in which a person slides down a snowy mountain or hill.

Other names

Skiing, skis

Darts emoji


A dart emoji specifically depicting bullseye.

Other names


Yoyo emoji


This is a fun little spinning gadget used during free time.

Other names


Kite emoji


A diamond-shaped red kite with a long tail.

Other names

Red kite

Eight ball emoji

Eight ball

The classic 8 ball representing games such as snooker and billiards.

Other names

Snooker, 8 Ball pool, billiards

Crystal ball emoji

Crystal ball

Crystal ball emoji can be used in texts concerning magic and future prediction.

Other names

Fortune teller, purple crystal

Nazar amulet emoji

Nazar amulet

This emoji represents eyes and various senses of charm, envy & jealousy in Turkish culture.

Other names

Evil eye, talisman

Joystick emoji


An emoji generally used to convey playing video games, usually classic or aviation genre games.

Other names


Video game emoji

Video game

This emoji can be used to call up your friends for a video game session.

Other names

Controller, gamepad, Xbox, PlayStation

Slot machine emoji

Slot machine

One can use this emoji on a chat to make casino or gambling plans.

Other names

Casino, gambling

Dice emoji


A six-sided die emoji that depicts dice used in board games such as Ludo, Monopoly etc.

Other names

Game die

Teddy bear emoji

Teddy bear

Teddy bear emoji can be used to convey something or someone cute.

Other names

Bear, soft toy

Spades emoji


A type of card used in playing cards.

Other names

Spades suit

Diamonds emoji


A type of card shaped like diamond used in playing cards.

Other names

Diamonds suit

Clubs emoji


A type of card used in playing cards.

Other names

Clubs suit

Hearts emoji


One of the groups in a deck of cards. This emoji and the red heart both express love and appreciation.

Other names

Hearts suit

Chess emoji


A chess piece called pawn.

Other names

Chess pawn

Joker emoji


A card emoji that depicts joker.

Other names

Joker card

Mahjong emoji


A red-white tile from the Japanese game called Mahjong.

Other names

Mahjong red dragon

Performing arts emoji

Performing arts

This emoji is used to indicate theatre or drama.

Other names

Drama, theatre

Yarn emoji


A ball of yarn through which woolen clothes are sewed.

Other names

Ball of yarn

Art emoji


The emoji depicts color palette.

Other names

Artist palette, painting

Red heart emoji

Red heart

A classic red love heart emoji, used for expressions of love and romance.

Two hearts emoji

Two hearts

Two pink love hearts. One larger than the other. Can be used to display that “love is in the air”.

Purple heart emoji

Purple heart

Classic representation of a heart, colored purple. It is commonly used to represent love, support, close bonds, and admiration for things that have some relation to the color purple.

Blue heart emoji

Blue heart

A blue heart emoji, commonly used by brands as a neutral heart color.

Broken heart emoji

Broken heart

This emoji represents the aching one feels when they are missing the person they love.

Sparkling heart emoji

Sparkling heart

The sparkling heart emoji variously shows love and affection, often with a happy, playful, or sweet tone.

Growing heart emoji

Growing heart

This emoji is used to show an outpouring of love, joy, pride, or any strong, positive emotion that would cause your heart to swell or grow.

Yellow heart emoji

Yellow heart

The yellow colour of the heart symbolizes happiness, positivity and hope like the sunshine.

Beating heart emoji

Beating heart

The beating heart emoji is used as an intensive form of the red heart emoji, expressing passionate love, happiness, excitement, and even obsession.

Green heart emoji

Green heart

Represent love, support, close bonds, and admiration for things that have some relation to the color green, from nature to sports teams that use green.

White heart emoji

White heart

Represent love, support, close bonds, and admiration for things that have some relation to the color white, such as white-colored clothing or animals.

Black heart emoji

Black heart

The black heart emoji is a popular symbol that is often associated with negative emotions such as sadness, disappointment, or heartbreak.

Revolving hearts emoji

Revolving hearts

Used to reflect overwhelming, dizzying feelings of love, joy, or affection.

Heart with arrow emoji

Heart with arrow

Represent relationships, romance, and to express love for people and things. Alongside the many other heart emoji, the Heart with Arrow emoji is typically used to celebrate Valentine's Day.

Orange heart emoji

Orange heart

Represent love, support, close bonds, and admiration for things that have some relation to the color orange, from the season of fall to sports teams that use orange.

Heart with ribbon emoji

Heart with ribbon

Represent love, romance, gratitude, and giving gifts. It is especially common on gift-giving holidays, such as Valentine's Day and Christmas.

Brown heart emoji

Brown heart

The brown heart emoji is often used to show solidarity with people of color and for movements like Black Lives Matter.

Earth Africa emoji

Earth Africa

A globe of Earth showing the continent of Africa.

Other names

Globe showing Africa

Earth Americas emoji

Earth Americas

A globe of Earth showing the continent of North and South America.

Other names

Globe showing Americas

Earth Asia emoji

Earth Asia

A globe of Earth showing the continent of Asia.

Other names

Globe showing Asia

Globe with meridians emoji

Globe with meridians

This emoji is generally associated with the internet.

Other names

WWW, internet

World map emoji

World map

A map showing the Earth’s different continents.

Other names

Map, Earth

Japan emoji


An emoji depicting the geographical map of Japan.

Other names


Compass emoji


An instrument that shows the direction of the north.

Other names


Mountain emoji


This emoji depicts a mountain with sharp peaks at the top.

Other names


Snow capped mountain emoji

Snow capped mountain

This emoji depicts a mountain with sharp snowy peaks at the top.

Other names

Snow mountains

Camping emoji


A tent placed within the forest for accommodation.

Other names


Volcano emoji


This emoji indicates the eruption of a volcano with lava and smoke.

Other names


Mount Fuji emoji

Mount Fuji

Mount Fuji is the largest mountain in Japan.

Other names


Desert island emoji

Desert island

A desert but on an island.

Other names


Beach with umbrella emoji

Beach with umbrella

A beach emoji showing water, sand and umbrella for protection against the sun rays.

Other names


Desert emoji


A land filled with sands, cacti and a scorching sun overhead.

Other names


Stadium emoji


A place where mega sports events take place such as football and cricket matches.

Other names

Grandstand, sports stadium

National park emoji

National park

A park that comprises river streams, mountains and greenery.

Other names


Classical building emoji

Classical building

A classical building is the one that is associated with a town hall or a stock exchange.

Other names


Bricks emoji


An emoji of bricks that are used in building homes, schools and tons of other structures.

Other names

Red stone

Building construction emoji

Building construction

A construction site, depicted as a tower crane lifting steel or materials.

Other names


House building emoji

House building

A simple house emoji with a brown door.

Other names


Derelict house emoji

Derelict house

An emoji which indicates unused house generally associated with haunted house.

Other names

Abandoned house, broken house, haunted house

House with tree emoji

House with tree

A simple house emoji with a big tree behind it.

Other names

House with garden

Office emoji


A place to work during business hours.

Other names

Office building

Post office emoji

Post office

Indicating a post building that involves sending and receiving parcels and packages from someone.

Other names

Parcel office

Hospital emoji


A place where people come to get medical care.

Other names

Medical, Red Cross

Bank emoji


A bank emoji indicates all the tasks related to money such as withdrawals, deposits, etc.

Other names


Hotel emoji


An accommodation place to stay when you’re on a trip to another city or country.

Other names

Motel, rent home

Love hotel emoji

Love hotel

An accommodation place for couples.

Other names

Couple hotel

Departmental store emoji

Departmental store

An emoji indicating departmental store which caters to shopping for all kinds of different stuff.

Other names

Shopping center, mall

School emoji


An emoji depicting a school building where children go to get their education.

Other names

High school, clock tower

Factory emoji


An industrial factory which can also be associated with air pollution.

Other names

Industry, pollution

Japanese castle emoji

Japanese castle

This emoji means a traditional Japanese castle made from stone and wood.

Other names


Tower emoji


A red tower generally associated with Tokyo tower and sometimes Eiffel tower.

Other names

Eiffel tower, red tower

Statue of liberty emoji

Statue of liberty

This emoji is often used to depict New York City.

Other names

New York

Church emoji


A church building where people come to pray and at times to attend weddings and funerals.

Other names


Fountain emoji


Used for decorative purposes, a fountain is found in parks and gardens

Other names


Tent emoji


A temporary shelter made out of cloth and related materials.

Other names


Foggy emoji


This emoji depicts a foggy landscape.

Other names

Foggy city, fog

Night with stars emoji

Night with stars

Buildings with visible night stars in the sky.

Other names

Nighttime, night city

Sunrise over mountains emoji

Sunrise over mountains

The sun rising over a mountain range in the morning.

Other names

Morning, sunrise

Hot springs emoji

Hot springs

This emoji is a sign which indicates Hotsprings.

Other names


Carousel horse emoji

Carousel horse

A kids horse ride found in carnivals and adventure parks.

Other names


Ferris wheel emoji

Ferris wheel

A large rotating wheel with cabinets for people to sit and witness the cityscape from great heights.

Other names


Barber emoji


A red-white striped pole depicting a barbershop.

Other names


Circus emoji


A circus tent where several stunts are performed by professionals.

Other names


Railway car emoji

Railway car

A car carriage pulled along a railway line in cities.

Other names

Railroad, railroad carriage

Bullet train emoji

Bullet train

A fast-paced train running on electricity generally used in rural areas or cities.

Other names

Metro train

Mountain railway emoji

Mountain railway

A passenger transport system used in hilly areas.

Other names

Train and mountain

Bus emoji


A public transport service which allows passengers to travel to their desired destinations.

Other names

School bus

Motorcycle emoji


A motorbike used in racing or motorsports.

Other names

Bike, motorbike

Automobile emoji


A red car emoji depicting an automobile.

Other names

Red car

Motor scooter emoji

Motor scooter

A light-weighted two-wheeler vehicle.

Other names


Auto rickshaw emoji

Auto rickshaw

A three-wheeled vehicle used in several Asian countries to transport a passenger between places.

Other names

Tuk tuk

Skateboard emoji


A classic emoji of a skateboard.

Other names


Fire emoji


The fire emoji depicts hot, warm, flame and also used in context to represent coolness (lit).

Other names

Hot, lit, flame

Droplet emoji


Used for various types of liquid such as water, tears, sweat and may even depict crying or sadness.

Other names

Water, waterdrop

Twelve o’clock emoji

Twelve o’clock

Emoji depicting 12 o’clock either in the afternoon or midnight.

Other names

12AM, 12PM, time

Alarm emoji


Emoji depicting an alarm clock with a time of around 10:10.

Other names

Alarm clock, time

New moon emoji

New moon

A fully dark new moon.

Other names

Dark moon, solar eclipse

New moon face emoji

New moon face

Throwing ironic sentiments.

Other names

Creepy moon, smiling moon

Full moon face emoji

Full moon face

Used in situations of sarcasm.

Other names

Moonface, happy moon

Ringed planet emoji

Ringed planet

This emoji is made in a way to look like the Saturn planet.

Other names


Cloud with rain emoji

Cloud with rain

You can use this emoji when your plans are ruined by rain.

Other names

Cloudy, rainy

Mostly sunny emoji

Mostly sunny

An emoji used to represent a sunny and wonderful weather.

Other names

Sun behind cloud

Tornado emoji


An emoji that depicts a tornado.

Other names


Fog emoji


An emoji depicting foggy weather.

Other names


Umbrella with raindrops emoji

Umbrella with raindrops

An umbrella with drops of water used for rainy weather.

Other names


Round pushpin emoji