💎️ Objects emojis with their meaning

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

💎️ Category: Objects

⌚️ Watch
The ⌚ emoji symbolizes a wristwatch that serves as both a timepiece and a fashion accessory. It can be used to emphasize time management and punctuality, such as for appointments, deadlines or dates. In everyday life, the watch is perceived as a status symbol, depending on the brand and design. In addition, the emoji is perfect to indicate delay or urgency, e.g. in combination with messages like “I have to hurry“ or “When will you be there? Finally, it evokes nostalgia by reminding us of classic analog watches, which are becoming increasingly rare in the age of smartwatches and digital devices.
📱️ Mobile Phone
“Answer your phone!“ The 📱 emoji symbolizes communication via mobile phones, which have become an indispensable part of our everyday lives. On the one hand, it is used to indicate upcoming calls or to remind someone to check their phone. On the other hand, the emoji represents the use of social media, messaging apps and photos on the smartphone. In addition, the emoji can allude to the aspect of constant accessibility, which has both positive and negative effects on our well-being. More broadly, the emoji refers to the technology and connectivity that shape our modern world. Finally, it suggests the need for a digital detox or a more conscious approach to technology.
📲️ Mobile Phone With Rightwards Arrow at Left
The 📲 emoji is used not only for incoming calls, but also for various notifications such as text messages or app alerts. It symbolizes the ubiquitous role of the mobile phone in our daily lives and the need to be always available. In some cases, the emoji can be used to announce an upcoming communication or important event on the smartphone. It conveys the importance of responding immediately, whether it is answering a call or replying to a message. Alternatively, it can serve as a reminder to charge the phone or pay attention to updates and important information.
💻️ Laptop
This emoji 💻 symbolizes a laptop, often associated with work, study, or technology-related topics. It can be used to express the need to complete tasks or participate in projects, such as “I'm working on a report“ or “I'm doing research online. The emoji can also be associated with streaming movies, shows, or other media content when used in a recreational context. Similarly, it is associated with digital communication, such as writing emails or chatting on social networks. Finally, the emoji can be used to express a desire for a new laptop or an update to existing technology.
⌨️ Keyboard
It's time to write a new chapter! A keyboard is a central element of computer use and is often associated with communication, such as writing emails, chat messages, or social networking posts. The ⌨‍️ emoji can also refer to creating documents, spreadsheets or presentations in a professional context. In creative fields, such as writing stories, poems or song lyrics, the keyboard symbolizes the writing process and creative expression. Finally, the emoji conveys the meaning of programming and software development when used in the context of technical activities.
🖥️ Desktop Computer
Take a look at the screen! A computer emoji 🖥 usually symbolizes the use of computer technology, whether for working, learning, or playing video games. It serves as a symbol for surfing the web, watching movies, or editing photos and videos. Sometimes the emoji is used to communicate the purchase or upgrade of a computer, but it can also indicate the need for repair or maintenance. At the same time, it signals the importance of online communities, social networking, and other forms of digital communication.
🖨️ Printer
I need to print something! The printer stands for office work in general, for the colleague who again caused a paper jam, or for the technology of 3D printers. And it’s always good to carefully read the fine print.
🖱️ Computer Mouse
Emoticon shows a white computer mouse with three-button operation (Apple only with one button). Can be used for general computer work.
🖲️ 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.
🕹️ 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.
🗜️ Compression
I'll apply a headlock on you! A metal screw clamp with C-clamp symbolizes the pinching of objects or even people.
💽️ Mini disk
I found an old Walkman! Once the revolution in sound recordings, the audio and data storage format was discontinued and replaced by MP3 players. The mini disk was the most common in Japan.
💾️ Disk
I will save that! Meanwhile obsolete, but a popular data storage format for the PC from 1970 to the 90s. Symbol of the function “save” in computer programs.
💿️ Digital CD
For a long time, the CD was considered the most common way to store data and play music and movies. Almost replaced by the streaming technology. Symbolically, it stands for the availability of a huge amount of information.
📀️ DVD
We’ve got the movie on DVD! Data storage format for playing movies or music albums. May also refer to Blue Ray or (obsolete) technology in general. A DVD movie could mean that someone is in need of recreation.
📼️ 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.
📷️ Camera
A new camera is required, a shooting is due or the processing of the pictures is still going on. Emoji shows a classic camera that takes pictures. Symbol for shooting, photographers or photo credit. The camera also stands for one’s memory, it reminds you of stored experiences that you should make use of.
📸️ 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.
📹️ Video camera
Someone is watching holiday videos, has made a video of the last night or a new video is being uploaded to social media. In the 80s and 90s, home videos were shot with the video camera. Symbolically, the video camera stands for alertness, the desire for change, self-reflection, objectivity and for changing one's own perspective.
🎥️ Film camera
And action! Another part has just been shot! The classic, professional film camera is used in the context of motion picture films, the film industry or the filming of broadcasts. The emoji can also be used as an invitation to shoot your own (dirty) film.
📽️ Film projector
Roll it! Do you feel like watching a movie? The cinematograph projects a movie onto a screen. Expresses the preference or interest in movies and often serves as an invitation to a cozy evening.
🎞️ Filmstrip
Is this reality or just a movie? Incidents are happening like in a movie or someone is a real movie nut! In the past, filmstrips were used for the development of moving images, hence films. From 1930, there was also sound with the pictures. From 1970, most of the films were in color.
📞️ 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.
☎️ Telephone
Someone will call you later, call you back quickly or has been making phone calls all day. A classic landline telephone. Also serves as a symbol for the phone number.
📟️ Pager
It can happen any moment! Message receiving device used by emergency services. Popular communication tool of the 90s. Emoji may be an invitation to be on call in case an event occurs. Also used for professional standby duty and alertness.
📠️ Fax machine
I’ve got news! Common communication device of the 80s and 90s for transferring documents. Is considered old-fashioned, but still used in companies. Symbolically, it stands for trouble-free communication, the establishment of a contact, the longing for communication, or something needs quick settlement and remedy.
📺️ TV set
A cozy TV evening is coming up or you are watching a live broadcast such as a football game. Old-fashioned CRT TV, popular before the introduction of flat screen TVs in the 90s. Refers to television or the device. The emoji can also be used as a symbol of too easy-going and lazy behavior. You are missing out on many things.
📻️ Radio
I just heard it on the radio! An old-fashioned, portable radio for receiving broadcasts or music. Refers to listening to music, news or sports. Symbolically, it stands for communication, exchange and knowledge.
🎙️ Studio microphone
The microphone is used for radio or studio recordings. For the radio, for music or other recordings. The microphone ensures that music or a moderation finds its way to many ears. It can be a symbolic indication that you should not keep something to yourself, but communicate it in public – even if this is not easy (and perhaps embarrassing).
🎚️ Slider
An album is being recorded in the recording studio or you’re having a gig as a DJ. The slider can be used to tune the sound on the mixing console. Can refer to recording or the processing of music as well as music productions.
🎛️ Control dial
We are back in the studio! The control dials can be used to adjust the sound on the mixing console. The emoji is related to audio engineering, events or music productions. May also mean: I am capable of multitasking!
🧭️ Compass
Which direction should I take? The maritime symbol indicates the geographic direction and serves for orientation and navigation. Stands for self-realization and goal-oriented action but also for being rooted at home and for protection during a journey.
⏱️ Stopwatch
Someone is stopping the time, wondering how long it will take or has only got little time left. The meter measures the time between start and stop. The watch is used, for example, during sports or competitions.
⏲️ Timer clock
You haven’t got much time left! The food is almost ready. The timer counts down a preset time. After the time has elapsed, an alarm sounds. Time is almost over! Refers to temporal processes such as time specification or deadlines.
⏰️ 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.
🕰️ Mantel clock
You are old-fashioned! The decorative clock can often be found on a fireplace. Subject of a classic interior design or a rather old-fashioned environment. Symbolic of a conservative attitude.
⌛️ Sand glass
Time is up! Timing device since the beginning of the 14th century. Stands for time but also for transience. Someone is too late, time has passed quickly or you cannot wait any longer.
⏳️ 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“.
📡️ Satellite dish
I've got you on my radar! For receiving radio programs such as radio or television. It's about sending signals and communicating. We receive your voice clearly and distinctly! Can also stand for extraterrestrial life or science fiction.
🔋️ Battery
You need to charge your own batteries, someone needs a break. Or the opposite is the case: You are bursting with energy! Also notification icon on the phone regarding the battery level.
🪫️ Low Battery
My battery is dead, I need a charging cable! Used to indicate that one will be unavailable for a while. Can also stand for physical or mental exhaustion: Batteries are dead.
🔌️ Power plug
I need a charge of energy! Refers to the power supply of electrical equipment, to the power outlet or your own physical energy supply. The charging cable was forgotten at home or the electrician is due.
🔩️ 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.
⚙️ Gear
Emoji symbolically shows that something should be fuelled or set in motion. Can also mean “You wheel me in my life!”
🧱️ Brick
Currently, our house is still a construction site! Clay bricks are the oldest building material for building houses or castles. Artificially made stone of fired clay or ceramic. May mean joy and happiness or a new beginning.
💡️ Electric Light Bulb
The switched-on light bulb means: It just dawned on me! I have just had a brilliant idea!
🔦️ 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.
🕯️ Candle
Power outage, light a candle (in the church), bring something to light or romantic dinner. The illuminant with a wick is usually made of wax. Represents enlightenment, awareness and insight.
🪔️ Diya lamp
The oil lamp has its origin in India. Light source in houses but also used ceremonially, in temples or during the Hindu festival of lights Diwali. An Indian holiday or a trip is coming up.
🧯️ Fire extinguisher
It is getting pretty hot or someone is playing with fire. The chat partner needs a cooling-down! The fire extinguisher serves as a precautionary measure to fight against a fire.
🛢️ Oil barrel
Metal barrel for the storage or transport of oil. The car is leaking oil and must be taken to the garage, you ate too much and feel like a barrel or something is dangerous and can explode in your face like a bursting barrel.
💸️ Money With Wings
A stack of banknotes with wings. Chat partner was on shopping tour and spent a lot. The money just flies away.
💵️ Dollar banknote
Bundled stack of banknotes. The dollar is the currency of the United States and an important lead currency. Used in conjunction with money in general and the US. In rap videos used as an expression of lavish wealth and luxury.
💴️ Yen banknote
In 1871, the Japanese currency yen was introduced. The 500 yen coin is the most valuable circulating coin in the world (about 4.20 euros). The emoji represents the country or money and fortune in general.
💶️ 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.
💷️ Pound banknote
Fancy a trip to England? The British pound is the currency of the United Kingdom. Refers to the country, currency or money in general.
💎️ 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.
⚖️ Scales
The scales are balanced – both sides weigh the same. It is difficult to come to a decision, neither advantages nor disadvantages predominate. Symbol of Justitia (goddess of justice) and the legal system as well as the zodiac sign Libra.
🧰️ Tool box
I need to call a craftsman or “No problem, I will fix it myself!“ Practical box for storing and transporting a collection of tools. To announce that you are technically skilled and practically-minded, or that you are in need of (professional) help.
🔧️ Wrench
The car has to go to the workshop, the leaky faucet has to be repaired or craftsmen are coming to your house. The screwing tool can be found in every tool case. Stands for maintenance, repair or refers to the profession, e.g. plumber or mechanic.
🪛️ Screwdriver
Will you help me assemble the shelf? Mechanical tool for tightening or loosening screws. In a figurative sense, for a connection that needs to be strengthened or loosened.
🔨️ Hammer
Using the sledge hammer method or hit the nail on the head. A hammer builds something up or tears it down. Something goes under the hammer, is auctioned. Symbol of strength.
⚒️ Hammer and pick
He's really skilled in his craft! Hammer and pick are the traditional tools of the miner. Stands for work in general and for “in operation”. Mining symbol and miner's coat of arms (mallet and iron).
🛠️ Hammer and wrench
Something needs to be fixed: the relationship, the roof or the car! Hammer and wrench can be found in the tool case. A difficult project is being tackled. Stands for manual skills or a profession.
⛏️ Pickax
Work tool used by miners, gardeners or gold diggers. For working on stone, ice or hard ground. “I'll do it myself!” Icon for video games like Minecraft.
🪚️ Hand saw
We build the furniture ourselves! Tool for working wood. Can relate to the carpenter's profession or express manual dexterity. Sawing a tree trunk as a popular wedding game.
🪝️ Hook
Are you coming fishing with me? An object for fishing or a device for hanging things. You want something by hook or by crook. Or you hook up with someone or let someone off the hook.
🪜️ Ladder
Someone moves up in their job, climbs the job ladder or is already in a high position. A ladder is used for painting the ceiling, hanging up a lamp or harvesting fruit. As a warning: whoever climbs high can fall deep.
🔫️ 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.
🪙️ Coin
“Do you have a few coins for the parking meter?” Or “I'll toss a coin!” A means of payment with mostly low monetary value or commemorative coin as a collector's item. The first finds come from the Mediterranean region around 2,000 BC.
💰️ 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.
💳️ Credit card
The bill is on me! Have no money on you or make your credit card red hot when shopping. The back of a credit card has a magnetic strip, signature and security code. May relate to online trading, credit card theft or payment transactions in general. Furthermore, it symbolizes easy access to resources.
🪪️ Identification Card
Remember your ID! This can be an ID card, driver's license, or student ID. Associated with issues such as control, authority, or fake identity. Maybe you have a move or trip coming up.
⛓️ Chain
Stop yanking my chain! or “A chain is only as strong as its weakest link“. Symbol for things that are interconnected.
🧲️ Magnet
You are like a magnet to me! or “The band mates are babe magnets“. A magnet always has two poles: Opposing poles attract each other, the same ones repel each other. Someone or something exerts a strong pull.
💣️ 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.
🧨️ Fireworks
You are a grenade! or “Beware, explosive!“ Firecrackers or bangers denote the pyrotechnic object that produces a bang. Fireworks for New Year's Eve, signal ammunition or artistic performances (stage bang).
🪓️ Ax
We need firewood! Tool for chopping or splitting wood and cutting trees. The emoji for nature boys, horror films or a layoff (he got the ax).
🔪️ 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.
🗡️ Dagger
Attack or defense! Thrusting weapon with a blade sharpened on both sides. Often in connection with the Middle Ages or fantasy. Someone is sharp sighted or fighting at the sharp end.
⚔️ Crossed swords
Don’t come too close! In the past, the sword was a weapon but also a status symbol. The crossed swords can stand for a battle or war, either in real life or in a computer game, for instance. They also symbolize that someone prefers the direct route or a friend died in war.
🛡️ Shield
We must protect ourselves! The buckler emoji conveys protection and security. This symbol can often be found with antivirus software.
🪤️ Mousetrap
I love the Tom & Jerry cartoons! Classic trap with a piece of cheese. As a warning not to fall into someone's trap. Colloquially for a space from which there is no escape.
🪦️ Headstone
We're going to the cemetery! To commemorate the dead and to mark the resting place. As a reminder of a loved one or an expression of condolences. Jokingly or as a warning to be careful and watch out.
🚬️ 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.
⚰️ 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.
⚱️ Urn
Receptacle that contains the ashes of a deceased person. Can stand for bereavement but also for your current mood. In chats also (jokingly) used as a threat on what will happen if the other person does not comply with a request.
🏺️ Amphora
A holiday in Greece is just around the corner, you are interested in the ancient world or would like to go shopping for some decoration! The jug with a narrow neck is an antique vase and a unit of measurement. The amphora holds about 26 liters. The name originates from Greek and means jug with two handles.
🔮️ Crystal Ball
What will happen? The crystal ball symbolizes supernatural perceptions. Is used to look ahead and predict the future.
📿️ Prayer Beads
A prayer chain, which is used by many religions. Stands for prayer, meditation, or religious spirituality.
🧿️ Nazar amulet
Someone is superstitious or is going to Turkey on vacation. A relationship or a person is toxic. The blue, eye-shaped amulet can be found in oriental countries. It is believed to ward off the evil eye, which brings mischief.
🪬️ Hamsa
The hand of Fatima or “Hamsa“. An eye adorns the palm of the blue hand. This ancient sign plays a role in many religions and cultures. It is often worn as an amulet and is supposed to ward off evil or the “evil eye“. In other cultures it stands for luck, courage or security.
💈️ Barber pole
I have to go to the barbershop! The rotating red-white-blue cylinder is the barbers’ craft symbol. Located at the entrance of an American barbershop. A barber is mainly responsible for the hair of the beard. The emoji is mostly used in the context of shaving.
⚗️ Alembic
Glass vessel with long downward neck. Used by chemists to distill liquids. Can mean that someone loves experiments or is brewing something.
🔭️ Telescope
We are watching you! A telescope allows to observe far away things. In seafaring, for observing wild animals or stars or distant planets in an observatory. Can stand for clairvoyance.
🔬️ Microscope
I will look carefully at the details! Possible fraud or deceit is exposed. Used in school or in a laboratory. Often related to science and research.
🕳️ Hole
Deep, black hole means: I am very embarrassed about something and feeling awkward. I just want to sink into a hole right now.
🩻️ X-Ray
I'll X-ray you! Can be used to talk about an X-ray examination. But is mostly used metaphorically to symbolize looking through a person. There may be more to a thing than meets the eye.
🩹️ Adhesive bandage
I hurt myself! For wound care for injuries and basic equipment in the first aid kit. Something or someone serves as a consolation, that is, reparation or satisfaction.
🩼️ Crutch
I walk with a cane! Either from exhaustion or as a support for leg injuries or disabilities when walking. Someone may have had an accident. Can be used jokingly when someone is too slow or as a threat of a beating.