The 100 Most Popular Emojis Explained

The 100 Most Popular Emojis Explained
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The 100 Most Popular Emojis Explained
There are so many emojis, it can be difficult to know what they all mean. Here are the most popular emojis explained.
Emojis are everywhere. They pop up in social media feeds, SMS messages, commercials, products, and more. The number of emojis continues to grow each year and our digital language evolves in turn.

It can sometimes be difficult to determine the meaning of an emoji. While it might seem simple on the surface, emojis can have different meanings depending on context. To help you out, we’ve collected together the 100 most popular emojis and explained their purpose and intent.

This list was first established by the Unicode Consortium. They are a group that maintain Unicode, an encoding standard for text data across modern technology; part of their remit is emojis. To help determine which emojis should become standard, they monitor emoji popularity.
The 100 Most Popular Emojis Explained
Emoji Name Meaning

πŸ˜‚ Face with Tears of Joy Extreme happiness or laughter
❀️ Red Heart Love (red by default, but meaning is same for any color)

😍 Smiling Face with Heart-Eyes Love or adoration
🀣 Rolling on the Floor Laughing Intense or hysterical laughter
😊 Smiling Face with Smiling Eyes Positive or happy
πŸ™ Person with Folded Hands Prayer, thank you, and sometimes a high five
πŸ’• Two Hearts Romance or love is in the air
😭 Loudly Crying Face Uncontrollable tears, perhaps due to sadness or joy
😘 Face Throwing a Kiss Kissing someone, or general expression of love
πŸ‘ Thumbs Up Sign Well done, good job, or approval
πŸ˜… Smiling Face with Open Mouth and Cold Sweat Relief, nerves, or excitement
πŸ‘ Clapping Hands Sign Round of applause in celebration
😁 Grinning Face with Smiling Eyes Glowing, beaming happiness
πŸ”₯ Fire Hot or excellent
πŸ’” Broken Heart Grief, loss, or longing
πŸ’– Sparkling Heart Extra special love, sometimes playful
😒 Crying Face Upset or in pain
πŸ€” Thinking Face Pondering or questioning
πŸ˜† Smiling Face with Open Mouth and Tightly-Closed Eyes Great excitement or happiness
πŸ™„ Face With Rolling Eyes Sarcasm or boredom
πŸ’ͺ Flexed Biceps Strength or fitness
πŸ˜‰ Winking Face Joking or being cheeky
☺️ Smiling Face Happy or positive
πŸ‘Œ OK Hand Sign Okay or correct
πŸ€— Hugging Face Hugging (love and support) or jazz hands (enthusiasm)
πŸ˜” Pensive Face Reflective or remorseful
😎 Smiling Face with Sunglasses Cool or confident
πŸ˜‡ Smiling Face with Halo Angelic or innocent
🌹 Rose Romance or to be used on a special occasion
🀦 Face Palm Frustrated or dumbfounded
πŸŽ‰ Party Popper Celebration or congratulations
πŸ’ž Revolving Hearts A whirlwind of love
✌️ Victory Hand Peace or success
✨ Sparkles Positive, happy, or celebration
🀷 Shrug Indifference or unknowing
😱 Face Screaming in Fear Shocked or scared
😌 Relieved Face Content or calm
🌸 Cherry Blossom Love or to be used on a special occasion
πŸ™Œ Person Raising Both Hands in Celebration Celebrating with hands in the air
πŸ˜‹ Face Savoring Delicious Food Cheeky, poking fun, or enjoying food
😏 Smirking Face Mischievous or flirting
πŸ™‚ Slightly Smiling Face Happy, but often used ironically
🀩 Grinning Face with Star Eyes Amazed, impressed, or excited
πŸ˜„ Smiling Face with Open Mouth and Smiling Eyes Great happiness
πŸ˜€ Grinning Face Elevated happiness
πŸ˜ƒ Smiling Face with Open Mouth Happiness
πŸ’― Hundred Points Symbol 100 percent approval
πŸ™ˆ See-No-Evil Monkey Hiding, cringing, or in disbelief
πŸ‘‡ Backhand Index Pointing Down Pointing down
🎢 Multiple Musical Notes Three eighth notes, for singing or music
πŸ˜’ Unamused Face Annoyed, sceptic, or irritated
🀭 Smiling Face with Smiling Eyes and Hand Covering Mouth Giggling or cheeky surprise
❣️ Heavy Heart Exclamation Mark Ornament Emphasized love
❗ Heavy Exclamation Mark Symbol Emphasis or shock
😜 Face with Stuck-Out Tongue and Winking Eye Fun, joking, or cheeky
πŸ’‹ Kiss Mark A seductive kiss
πŸ‘€ Eyes Shifty or sneaky, sometimes flirtatious
πŸ˜ͺ Sleepy Face Ill, tired, or sad
πŸ˜‘ Expressionless Face Bored, indifferent, or pausing to collect thoughts
πŸ’₯ Collision Symbol Explosion or exciting
πŸ™‹ Happy Person Raising One Hand Waving or asking a question
😞 Disappointed Face Disappointed, upset, or remorse
😩 Weary Face Distressed, drained, or deep enjoyment
😑 Pouting Face Annoyed or angry
πŸ€ͺ Grinning Face with One Large and One Small Eye Goofy, wild, or unhinged
πŸ‘Š Fisted Hand Sign Punching or giving a fist bump
β˜€οΈ Sun Sunny, warm, or hot
πŸ˜₯ Disappointed but Relieved Face Upset or concern
🀀 Drooling Face Desiring something or delirious
πŸ‘‰ Backhand Index Pointing Right Pointing to the right
πŸ’ƒ Dancer Excitement, positivity, or happiness
😳 Flushed Face Embarrassed, surprised, or flattered
βœ‹ Raised Hand Stop or high five
😚 Kissing Face With Closed Eyes Puckering for a kiss
😝 Face with Stuck-Out Tongue and Tightly-Closed Eyes Playful, fun, or happy
😴 Sleeping Face Tired or bored
🌟 Glowing Star Strong approval or celebration
😬 Grimacing Face Tense, nervous, or awkward
πŸ™ƒ Upside Down Face Silliness, often used for irony or sarcasm
πŸ€ Four Leaf Clover Good luck
🌷 Tulip Love or to be used on a special occasion
😻 Smiling Cat Face with Heart-Shaped Eyes Love or adoration, plus it’s a cat!
πŸ˜“ Face with Cold Sweat Downbeat, sad, or disappointed
⭐ Star Rating something, giving approval, or celebration
βœ… Check Mark Button Approval or verification
🌈 Rainbow Love or gay pride
😈 Smiling Face With Horns Cheeky, naughty, or mischief
🀘 Sign of the Horns Rock on or let’s party
πŸ’¦ Splashing Sweat Symbol Sweat, working hard, stress, or liquids
βœ”οΈ Check Mark Approval or verification
😣 Persevering Face Struggling or annoyed
πŸƒ Runner Fitness or escaping a situation
πŸ’ Bouquet Appreciation or happiness
☹️ Frowning Face Sad, concerned, or disappointed
🎊 Confetti Ball Celebration or congratulations
πŸ’˜ Heart With Arrow Lovestruck, as if by Cupid
😠 Angry Face Annoyed, angry, or mean
☝️ Index Finger Pointing Up The number one, to interject, or to point up
πŸ˜• Confused Face Puzzled or disappointed
🌺 Hibiscus Beauty or to be used on a special occasion
Turn Yourself Into An Emoji
Now you know what lots of the standard emojis mean, why not go a step further and turn yourself into an emojiβ€”also known as a Memoji? It’s fun and easy to do. 

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