Emoji meanings

Objects emojis with their meaning

You'll find all current WhatsApp objects emojis as well as a description of their meaning. Have fun with diving into the colorful world of emojis!

Category: Whatsapp Objects Smileys

Emoji Live Meaning Unicode
Mobile phone emoji Whatsapp - U+1F4F1 📱 Mobile Phone
This emoji refers less to the mobile phone itself. It is more commonly used in connection with calls: “Pick up the phone!“ or “I need to make a quick call“.
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Mobile phone with pointing arrow emoji Whatsapp - U+1F4F2 📲 Mobile Phone With Rightwards Arrow at Left
Mobile phone with a pointing arrow. Stands for an incoming call or another action on the mobile phone.
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Laptop emoji Whatsapp - 1F4BB 💻 Laptop
Emoji represents the MacBook. Can generally be used in the context of computers or work. “I have to finish this“ or “I want a new laptop“.
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Desktop Computer Emoji - U+1F5A5 🖥 Desktop Computer
Take a look at the screen! In general, stands for working on the computer or computer games. Can also mean “I bought a new computer“.
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Computer mouse smiley Whatsapp - U+1F5B1 🖱 Computer Mouse
Emoticon shows a white computer mouse with three-button operation (Apple only with one button). Can be used for general computer work.
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Trackball smiley Whatsapp - U+1F5B2 🖲 Trackball
Trackball to operate the computer. Works like a trackpad or a mouse. Often used in connection with computer games or equipment. Chat partner is busy working on the computer.
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Joystick emoji - U+1F579 🕹 Joystick
I want to gamble another round! Joystick of a slot machine in amusement arcades. Generally refers to computers, consoles and everything that has to do with electronic games.
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Metal screw clamp emoji - U+1F5DC 🗜 Compression
I'll apply a headlock on you! A metal screw clamp with C-clamp symbolizes the pinching of objects or even people.
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Video cassette emoji - U+1F4FC 📼 Video Cassette
Let's watch a movie at home tonight. The video cassette is a nostalgic relic from the 80s. Was very popular until the late 90s. The format was replaced by the DVD.
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Camera with flash object - U+1F4F8 📸 Camera With Flash
Can you take a picture of me? Refers to photography. The fired flash indicates that a picture is being taken. You want to visit a landmark and take pictures there.
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Earphone emoji - U+1F4DE 📞 Earphone
I am going to call you shortly! Earphone of an old-fashioned, classical landline telephone. Someone is talking on the phone or wants to call the other one. Popular icon in smartphones or graphics for everything around telephony.
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Alarm clock Emoji - U+23F0 Alarm Clock
“When shall we meet?” or “Don't forget our date!” The alarm clock often serves as a reminder or to indicate a deadline or urgency.
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Hourglass flowing sand - U+23F3 Hourglass With Flowing Sand
Time flies ... Represents elapsing time in a particular matter. Can be used as a reminder of something or a warning: “Your time is running out“.
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Nut and bolt Emoji - U+1F529 🔩 Bolt And Nut
I'm stuck like a limpet! A metal screw and a matching nut. The emoji is also used in connection with an upcoming repair.
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Gear Emoji - U+2699 Gear
Emoji symbolically shows that something should be fuelled or set in motion. Can also mean “You wheel me in my life!”
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Light smiley Whatsapp - U+1F4A1 💡 Electric Light Bulb
The switched-on light bulb means: It just dawned on me! I have just had a brilliant idea!
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Flashlight Emoji - U+1F526 🔦 Flashlight
The flashlight illuminates dark areas. “There is no electricity“, “You're being X-rayed“, or “I know the truth.“ The emoji is also used to symbolize camping and night walks.
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Stack of banknotes emoji - U+1F4B8 💸 Money With Wings
A stack of banknotes with wings. Chat partner was on shopping tour and spent a lot. The money just flies away.
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Wad of banknotes euro Whatsapp - U+1F4B6 💶 Euro Banknote
A wad of euro banknotes with package band. The official currency in most European countries. You live in the lap of luxury, spend money like water, or you can have a real good time on vacation.
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Gemstone smiley Whatsapp - U+1F48E 💎 Gem Stone
Diamonds are a girl’s best friends. You are important to me and as precious as a diamond. Diamonds are for eternity. Symbol of luxury and wealth.
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Gun symbol Whatsapp - U+1F52B 🔫 Pistol
To hold a pistol to someone’s head. Originally presented as a weapon, now appears as a toy gun. The gun can cause great damage. Is posted if someone is very angry or as a threat.
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Money bag Emoji - U+1F4B0 💰 Moneybag
A tightly filled moneybag with dollar sign. Used very often in well-known comics, such as those of Scrooge McDuck or the Beagle Boys. Caution! If the emoji is used, the conversation is about money.
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Chain emoji Whatsapp - U+26D3 Chain
Stop yanking my chain! or “A chain is only as strong as its weakest link“. Symbol for things that are interconnected.
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Bomb smiley - U+1F4A3 💣 Bomb
„Let’s bomb down the motorway!“, „This place looks like it’s been hit by a bomb.“ or „Thanks a bomb“! Emoticon of a bomb that will explode any moment. Could mean anger or a very tense feeling on the side of the chat partner.
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Japanese kitchen knife emoji - U+1F52A 🔪 Japanese Kitchen Knife
A Hocho is a Japanese kitchen knife. Used for mincing food. You are belligerent or something is terrifying. Known idioms are e.g. “to get one’s knife out“ in disputes or “to stab someone in the back“ in betrayal.
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Shield Emoji - U+1F6E1 🛡 Shield
We must protect ourselves! The buckler emoji conveys protection and security. This symbol can often be found with antivirus software.
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Cigarette Whatsapp - U+1F6AC 🚬 Cigarette
“I'm going to have a smoke” or “I'm nervous.” The cigarette is a symbol of enjoyment of life and inspiration. Can also mean that smoking is permitted here.
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Coffin Emoji - U+26B0 Coffin
Rest in peace! Can indicate a case of death in the family or in the circle of friends. In addition, it symbolizes the valediction from things long gone.
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Crystal ball emoji Whatsapp - U+1F52E 🔮 Crystal Ball
What will happen? The crystal ball symbolizes supernatural perceptions. Is used to look ahead and predict the future.
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Prayer chain symbol Whatsapp - U+1F4A0 📿 Prayer Beads
A prayer chain, which is used by many religions. Stands for prayer, meditation, or religious spirituality.
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Alembic Emoji - U+2697 Alembic
Glass vessel with long downward neck. Used by chemists to distill liquids. Can mean that someone loves experiments or is brewing something.
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Black round hole smiley - U+1F573 🕳 Hole
Deep, black hole means: I am very embarrassed about something and feeling awkward. I just want to sink into a hole right now.
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Pill smiley Whatsapp - U+1F48A 💊 Pill
Swallow the bitter pill. Symbol for medicine: I'm not feeling well! Represents illness or indisposition.
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Syringe with reddish smiley - U+1F489 💉 Syringe
Syringe with reddish contents. Can mean: I have to go to the doctor (blood test). Also used as a symbol for drug consumption.
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Toilet emoji - U+1F6BD 🚽 Toilet
I’m in the john, don’t disturb me! or “He is joyriding the porcelain bus.“ November 19 of each year is World Toilet Day. Approximately 60% of the world's population do not have a toilet at home.
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Key Emoji Whatsapp - U+1F511 🔑 Key
Golden key as an object: “I need my keys” or “Do not forget your keys”. Symbolic meaning: “This is very important!”
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Antique key emoji - U+1F5DD 🗝 Antique Key
A decorated old key that can be used to open chests or antique doors. Has more symbolic meaning, can also be used in the context of fairy tales and stories.
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Bed emoji - U+1F6CF 🛏 Bed
I am confined to bed or “It's time to go to bed“. The cozy bed is one of the most important pieces of furniture. It represents rest, relaxation and sleep.
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Framed picture Emoji - U+1F5BC 🖼 Framed Picture
This work of art in the frame can point to the photo of a person or that the chat partner is going to take photos. Also used to indicate art or a visit to the museum.
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Bookmark smiley Whatsapp - U+1F516 🔖 Bookmark
The bookmark flags the last read page in a book. Means: I am done with reading. The emoji is also known as a price label.
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Moai stone emoji Whatsapp - U+1F5FF 🗿 Moai
Moai are stone figures on Easter Island. There is also such a statue in Tokyo. Serve as the connecting link to the hereafter. They represent traveling, the miracles of the world, and myths of mankind.
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Red balloon Whatsapp smiley - U+1F388 🎈 Balloon
Let's be happy and have fun! The red balloon is a symbol of joy. Can also symbolize your own uniqueness.
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Izakaya lantern Emoji - U+1F3EE 🏮 Izakaya Paper Lantern
Traditional Japanese Izakaya lantern. These lanterns are often found at the front door of traditional Japanese restaurants. The emoji can be understood as an invitation.
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Pink ribbon symbol Whatsapp - U+1F380 🎀 Ribbon
A bow is typically used to decorate and beautify something, such as a gift. The pink ribbon stands for femininity and romance or girlishness. Also known as a symbol for the knowledge of breast cancer.
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Confetti ball emoji - U+1F38A 🎊 Confetti Ball
Congratulations! Symbol of all kinds of celebration: from birthday to the wedding to New Year's Eve. At the end of the event, a confetti ball has opened, colorful confetti are falling out: let’s party! Expression of joy, fun, and community.
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Confetti bomb Whatsapp smiley - U+1F389 🎉 Party Popper
Happy Birthday! The confetti bomb explodes in a fountain of paper streamers and confetti. A party might be in progress or someone has been successful and is very happy about something.
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Japanese dolls smiley Whatsapp - U+1F38E 🎎 Japanese Dolls
At the annual unofficial Japanese holiday Hina-Matsuri (girls' festival) dolls are set up. They are meant to banish evil spirits and bring the girls good health as well as luck with their mate choice. Symbol of Japan.
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Wind chime smiley - U+1F390 🎐 Wind Chime
The Japanese wind chime (Furin) made of glass is a symbol of the summer. In light wind delicate tones sound. Not just a decoration, but a lucky charm in Asia. Used in Feng Shui to maximize chi and life energy.
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Envelope emoji - U+2709 Envelope
A closed envelope stands for receiving or sending e-mails, messages or a letter. “I received a message“ or “I have to write an e-mail“.
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Sealed with heart Whatsapp - U+1F48C 💌 Love Letter
The white envelope, sealed with a heart, contains a love letter. With a heartfelt message. Symbolizes love and romance. Expresses affection or invites to a date.
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Label emoji - U+1F3F7 🏷 Label
Glued or pinned information sign. Provides information on content, price, expiration date, etc. for goods or items. You can also 'label' people and place them in a specific category, e.g. superficial.
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Bar chart Whatsapp - U+1F4CA 📊 Bar Chart
Charts can be used to visualize information. They are usually clearer than text and are used for comparison: the higher the bar, the larger the number. Can be used in conjunction with school or work.
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Chart uptrend - 1F4C8 📈 Chart With Uptrend
A line chart helps to show developments over time. For stocks or finances, an uptrend is a good sign. Also: the business is going well. Can generally be used to signal: Things are looking up!
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Drawing pin symbol - U+1F4CD 📍 Round Pushpin
I mustn’t forget! Red drawing pin with round plastic head. Used to indicate your own position during navigation. Can also represent sewing.
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Crossed flags Emoji - U+1F38C 🎌 Crossed Flags
Two crossed Japanese flags. They are a sign of solidarity toward their origin. The red dot on white background symbolizes the rising sun.
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Padlock with fountain pen Whatsapp - U+1F50F 🔏 Lock With Ink Pen
Blocked padlock with fountain pen. Confidential data is encrypted and secure, sensitive information has been digitally signed.
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Open lock Emoji - U+1F513 🔓 Open Lock
An open padlock. “Something is open to you or available”, or: “I'm going to uncover something that has been a secret up to now”. Also possible: “Caution, this information is not secure!”
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Lock Emoji - U+1F512 🔒 Lock
Closed padlock. The object or the information is not available to you, or you keep it safe and protected. Caution! A symbol of confidentiality!
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Closed lock with key Emoji - U+1F510 🔐 Closed Lock With Key
Symbol of security. “The information is safe” or “Nobody else will find out!” A friend confides a secret to you and counts on your keeping it safe in your hands.
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