Smileys and people emojis with their meaning
You'll find all current smileys and people emojis in Whatsapp and Facebook as well as a description of their meaning. Have fun with diving into the colorful world of emojis!
Category: Whatsapp Smileys & People
|😀 Grinning Face
The happy smiling face is one of the most common emojis and universally applicable: you just want to say hello, express joy or excitement about something or brighten up a short text.
|😃 Smiling Face With Open Mouth
Typical smiley face with open mouth and oval eyes. Is in a positive mood, shows its teeth and laughs cheerfully. Expresses enthusiasm: from a cheerful greeting to boundless joy.
|😄 Smiling Face With Open Mouth And Smiling Eyes
Smiley's mouth is wide open, its eyes squeezed shut with joy. Laughs loudly, cheerfully and heartily. Only the typical emoji eyes distinguish it from the classical smiley face. Can also be used for sarcasm.
|😁 Grinning Face With Smiling Eyes
Happy face with a mischievous laugh. Represents lightheartedness and exuberance. Full of joy due to an event, excited and agitated or just a bit embarrassed.
|😆 Smiling Face With Open Mouth And Closed Eyes
Emoji is on the verge of a fit of laughter because something is so silly or incredibly funny. Also, mischievous or bitchy laughter about an event, or something that happened to another person.. Means the same as “XD“ and “X“ as a text-based emoticon.
|😅 Smiling Face With Open Mouth & Cold Sweat
Sweaty smile. Relief that a tight situation went well or was coped with positively, e.g. an important appointment. A difficult event is imminent and you are already nervous.
|😂 Face With Tears of Joy
I am laughing to hard that I can hardly keep myself on my chair! Something is so incredibly funny that you cry laughing. Gets the giggles and can hardly contain himself. This emoji is the most popular and was named Word of the Year 2015.
|🤣 Rolling On The Floor, Laughing
This is funny! A smiley face, rolling on the floor, laughing. The face is laughing boundlessly. The emoji version of “rofl“. Stands for „rolling on the floor, laughing“.
|☺ Smiling Face
I am as merry as a lark! Completely satisfied and speechless. Expression of bliss. Shy grin in response to a nice compliment or something great that happened.
|😊 Smiling Face With Smiling Eyes
Is grinning shyly and embarrassed. The red cheeks are an expression of joy. Represents happiness, contentment, peace of mind and gratitude. Text-based variant: ^^.
|😇 Smiling Face With Halo
Would like to express its (possibly pretended) innocence. Someone does good deeds, is very sweet, innocent and behaves in an exemplary way. The angelic face can also be used humorously for rather not so good deeds or behaviors.
|🙂 Slightly Smiling Face
A light smile means you are satisfied with yourself and the world. Can make a statement sound friendlier than it might have been meant. Or have a sarcastic meaning when a smile does not actually fit the content.
|🙃 Upside-Down Face
Don't take me seriously! The message is either ambiguous, ironic or joking. Person plays the fool and horses around, or in response to a joke.
|😉 Winking Face
Smiley blinks mischievously with one eye. Expression of humor, has been pulling a practical joke, is flirting with you or has an ulterior motive. The wink weakens the message: do not take it seriously, regard it as humorous.
|😌 Relieved Face
Everything went well! Relieved smiley face. Is happy that something unpleasant is over without having caused any harm. Relaxed, thankful and free of worries.
|😍 Smiling Face With Heart-Eyes
Happily beaming face with heart-shaped eyes. Insanely in love: with a person, a place or an object. Expresses the extent of love and affection as well as gratitude and is often part of romantic messages. Just does not know what to do with all the luck.
|🥰 Smiling face with smiling eyes and three hearts
You are in love, sitting on cloud number nine. The romantic emoji with the enamored expression of the face stands for affairs of the heart.
|😘 Face Throwing a Kiss
Smiley sends you a loving kiss that comes from the heart. Amicable, to express affection or with romantic intent, as an expression of love. May weaken a sarcastic response or be a reaction to a rude message. Symbol for flirting and showing gratitude.
|😗 Kissing Face
The face sends kisses to another person. The open eyes and the neutral face are not so much a sign of an intimate kiss but rather a kiss to a friend or relative. “Thank you“, “Hello“ or “Goodbye“. Could also stand for “whistling” or “duck face”.
|😙 Kissing Face With Smiling Eyes
Relaxed face expression, smiling eyes and kissing lips. A kiss to friends or “We hug and kiss you“ to relatives. Can also be used for whistling.
|😚 Kissing Face With Closed Eyes
Cute face with closed eyes and rosy cheeks. As a thank you for a tip or a favor. Loving kiss to the closest friends, family or darling.
|😋 Face Savouring Delicious Food
Bon appetit! Smiley is licking the corner of its mouth with its tongue. Is hungry, just cooked something very delicious or eaten a whole dish. Often interpreted as a grimace, with tongue outstretched, and used after a funny message or when fooling around.
|😛 Face With Stuck-Out Tongue
Horseplay with friends, weakening an ironic remark and making sure that the other does not take seriously what has been said. Making fun of others: I knew you'd screw it up.
|😝 Face With Stuck-Out Tongue & Tightly Closed Eyes
Making fun of someone, annoying or jokingly offending someone. In provocative news, crude or black humor as well as with glee.
|😜 Face With Stuck-Out Tongue & Winking Eye
Smiley boldly sticks out the tongue, winking with one eye. Has made a joke or wants to flirt with the chat partner. Is carefree and does not mean it seriously.
|🤪 Crazy Face
Something is insanely funny. The mood is exuberant - you are totally silly and crazy. Totally freaking out with enthusiasm or joy. Maybe someone has even told an indecent joke.
|🤨 Face With a Raised Eyebrow
With the questioning look on the face, resembles the actor “The Rock“ (Dwayne Johnson). Can be used to express skepticism, disbelief or disapproval.
|🧐 Face With Monocle
A monocle is a visual aid with only one glass. At the end of the 19th century it was a status symbol. Something seems suspicious! The smiley makes a warning look around. The “upper-class“ version of the pondering smiley.
|🤓 Nerd Face
Huge glasses, awkward smile and buck teeth. Used humorously or ironically for nerds or to express how smart you are. Stereotype of a nerd; a smart but funny-dressed person with social deficits.
|😎 Face With Sunglasses
I'm the king of the world! Mr. Cool Smiley with sunglasses. Is totally self-assured and relaxed. Everything is absolutely easy and cool. Also a symbol for sun, summer holidays, and holidays on the beach.
|🤩 Smirking Face With Starry Eyes
Is very excited about something and already full of anticipation. Overwhelmed and speechless after meeting someone you like a lot. Fascinated by the glory and the world of the stars.
|🥳 Face with party blower and party hat
That was a wild party or “Let's celebrate“. No matter what joyful event is in view, it will be celebrated appropriately. May also stand for the carnival season.
|😏 Smirking/Whimsical Face
Half a smile that oozes with complacency. Represents irony, coolness or playfulness. Be careful: Somebody could be up to something. Used as an offensive look for flirting or sexual innuendo.
|😒 Unamused Face
The grumpy, sullen gaze expresses dissatisfaction. Is not enthusiastic about a thing and shows that. Expression of disinterest and disapproval.
|😞 Disappointed Face
Face is drooping and directed downwards. Smiley is very sad and frustrated and gives a disappointed impression. Represents sorrow, remorse and regret.
|😔 Pensive Face
A pensive expression on the face. Emoji looks downwards and needs time to think. Represents melancholy, general dissatisfaction and frustration.
|😟 Worried Face
Worried looking face due to a complicated situation or important event. Feels anxious, insecure and uncomfortable.
|😕 Confused Face
Is confused or does not agree with something. Is uncertain or disappointed, had imagined this in a different way.
|☹ Frowning Face
Face with very sad mouth angle. Emoji seems unhappy and disgruntled. Dissatisfied with the weather, small mistakes or the behavior of a person.
|😣 Suffering Face
Emoji is struggling and suffering. After a hard day, ready to throw in the towel. However, has to endure the situation and will have worked it through some day.
|😖 Confounded Face
How on earth could that happen? Smiley is extremely dismayed and bewildered. Or damn angry: That's almost the final straw!
|😫 Tired Face
Overtired emoji with narrowed eyes and open mouth. Because of too little sleep, because of what is going on around you, from a person or situation. Is very exhausted and broken. Now needs peace first.
|😩 Weary Face
Leave me alone! Reluctant smiley with raised eyebrows and mouth downturned, moaning about grueling, unpleasant but inevitable things. Is weepy, upset and completely exhausted, mentally or physically.
|🥺 Face with begging eyes
The big eyes are shining, devoted facial expression. The emoji is entreatingly begging for something: wants to borrow some money or the car. If you cannot get ahead by asking for something, puppy dog eyes are the last resort to get what you want.
|😢 Crying Face
Smiley with drooping eyebrows is sad and crying. A tear drop is running down the cheek. A picture of misery. Not so much general sadness, but rather pain over one thing. It still hurts to remember a certain event.
|😭 Loudly Crying Face
Emoji is both very sad and distraught, or is dying of laughter. Tears are pouring out of the eyes like a waterfall. Represents injury, pain or defeat. Is also used ironically or something is so funny that you die of laughter.
|😤 Face With Look of Triumph
White steam clouds are coming out of the smiley's nose. Is snorting contemptuously as a sign of superiority. Is proud and triumphing over someone else.
|😠 Angry Face
Smiley is upset, angry, and totally furious. Reaction to something unfavorable or a sign of rejection. You had better keep out of the person's way.
|😡 Pouting Face
The pouting face expresses displeasure with a person or situation. Beware, danger of explosion! Furious emoji face. Is annoyed and already sulking with a deep-red face.
|🤬 Face With Symbols Over The Mouth
The symbols over the mouth represent cursing. The serious-looking smiley is really upset and keeps using four-letter words. Represents a sudden outburst of fury or frustration.
|🤯 Face With Exploding Head
I cannot believe it. or “That will blow you away.“ Something is very exciting or surprising. The exploding head can also be used to express shock or awe.
|😳 Flushed Face
Person is shocked, in an uncomfortable situation or has made a mistake. Expresses shame; something is very embarrassing. Reacts to a compliment or a flattering message that the person did not want to receive.
|🥵 Overheated face
It is so hot, I will get a heat stroke right away! Bright red head, the tongue is hanging from the mouth and drops of sweat are on the forehead. The hottest place in the world lies in Iran: In 2005, the highest temperature of 70.7 °C was measured in the Dasht-e Lut desert.
|🥶 Freezing face
It is so cold, you are about to freeze to death. The smile is almost frozen. Already totally blue in the face from the cold temperature, tortured facial expression. Only a cup of tea, coffee, or the hot tub can help now.
|😱 Face Screaming in Fear
Horror-stricken face with two hands, screaming. Is scared stiff, feeling nothing but fear and panic. The creepy emoji can also be used ironically or as a symbol for Halloween.
|😨 Fearful Face
Scared smiley is frightened and stunned. Seems to be deeply shocked and surprised by an ominous event or intense experience.
|😰 Face With Open Mouth & Cold Sweat
Smiley with a blue forehead is shocked and worried. Cold sweat is dripping from the forehead and the mouth is open, dumbfounded. Sweating due to physical or mental stress.
|😥 Disappointed but Relieved Face
Is relieved that something is over, but also disappointed. Has experienced a stressful situation with an unpleasant outcome, for example, a test. Has gotten out of a difficult or delicate situation, but not without bumps and bruises.
|😓 Face With Cold Sweat
Stress or worry about a bad experience. Things went different than they should have. The school is stressing or there is still so much to do in the office. You are tired, but still have so much work to do.
|🤗 Hugging Face
Smiley with red cheeks is stretching out its hands toward you. Wants to hug you. It's an open and cordial gesture and an expression of warmth and friendliness.
|🤔 Thinking Face
The thinker's pose: Thoughtful face with the characteristic hand on the chin. Puts a statement, a person's intelligence, or an idea into question. Is mulling over something or thinking about a brilliant idea.
|🤭 Face With Hand Over The Mouth
Expresses shock, surprise, or a sudden perception. Typical gesture, which shows that the other person is not telling the truth. Thinks he's being lied to.
|🤫 Exhorting Face
Shhh! is meant to silence others. Or someone is confiding a secret that should not be retold. Nicely telling your counterpart to shut up.
|🤥 Lying Face
As with Pinocchio, the nose becomes longer with each lie, which exposes him as a liar. Symbol of a falsehood, boast, or an unlikely story.
|😶 Face Without Mouth
Emoji without a mouth. Is speechless, has no words. Someone does not want to or cannot say anything about a specific topic. Used in difficult, embarrassing or bad conversations. Imagine what it would say if it had a mouth!
|😐 Neutral Face
Pokerface: Expressionless face with a neutral look. Unimpressed, awkward or indifferent.
|😑 Expressionless Face
Face without any emotional expression, with closed eyes and mouth. Tired, annoyed, emotionless, no patience, the end of the flagpole is reached. The right words are missing to continue a conversation.
|😬 Grimacing Face
This is really embarrassing for me now! Expression of nervousness, awkwardness or embarrassment. Scared and guilty smile: Someone has done something stupid and tries to resolve the tense situation by grimacing.
|🙄 Face With Rolling Eyes
Smiley is rolling its eyes. Finds the current situation or a person boring or annoying. Will disregard the message.
|😯 Speechless Face
Oh my goodness! The unpleasantly surprised face is lost for words due to a shocking affair. In response to bad behavior or a rude message. Nothing can be added to what has just been said.
|😦 Frowning Face With Open Mouth
I cannot believe you did that! Expresses horror as well as fear, worry and mistrust. In response to a negative surprise. Got caught red-handed and just feels totally taken by surprise.
|😧 Anguished Face
Something unexpected happened! Face with raised eyebrows, open eyes and open mouth. A mixture of shock and disappointment. Represents fear, frustration, horror and unexpected, negative surprises.
|😮 Face With Open Mouth
Wow, I'm impressed! Perplexed smiley is looking completely puzzled. Is positively or negatively surprised: from mildly astonished to completely steamrolled.
|😲 Astonished Face
That's incredible, I had no idea! Astonished face with wide open mouth and eyes: overwhelmed with surprise, completely shocked or sheer incredulity. Can hardly believe what just happened!
|😴 Sleeping Face
Good night and sweet dreams! In comics or cartoons, zZz above the head stands for sleeping characters. The emoji is tired, wants to go to bed or is just about to fall asleep from boredom.
|🤤 Drooling Face
Slobbering face, the saliva flowing from the corner of the mouth. Represents desire for a person, delicious food, the new car, or the anticipation of an event. Expression of extreme interest and desire.
|😪 Sleepy Face
Emoji is dead tired and would love to sleep now. The bubble emerging from the nose is a typical manga symbol for a sleeping character. Or as an expression that a conversation or excursion is extremely boring and drowsy.
|😵 Dizzy Face
I feel dizzy! Smiley with crossed eyes and open mouth is totally dazed. Is confused and so dizzy it doesn't know which side is up. Also symbolizes strong emotions or drunkenness.
|🤐 Zipper-Mouth Face
Smiley with zipper instead of a mouth is keeping a secret for itself. Lips are closed or chat partner's lips should remain closed. Can also mean silence because you cannot find the right words.
|🥴 Face with unequal eyes and wavy mouth
Eyes half open, half closed, slanted mouth, flushed cheeks. The emoji has a confused facial expression: due to tiredness or the currently confused emotional world. Also known as drunken face.
|🤢 Nauseated Face
Disgusted smiley, which is already green with sickness and nausea. Might mean disgust, reluctance, or aversion, or stand for sickness.
|🤮 Face With Open Mouth, Throwing Up
I could almost throw up. Might show how drunk the person was last night. The puking smiley can also state what you think of something.
|🤧 Sneezing Face
A sneezing face with eyes closed, blowing its nose into a handkerchief. I caught a cold! Shows that someone is ill or feels uncomfortable.
|😷 Face With Medical Mask
The mask is for protection. Either to protect yourself or others from infection. Someone is in the hospital, has to go to the doctor or has caught a disease. Wearing the masks is widely spread in Asia.
|🤒 Face With Thermometer
The sad face with the thermometer in the mouth expresses illness. Caught a flu or other illness that is associated with fever. Or is worried about getting sick.
|🤕 Face With Head Bandage
Sad looking face with head bandage: Someone is ill, had an accident, or is in hospital. The bandage symbolizes health problems.
|🤑 Money-Mouth Face
Smiley has dollar signs in its eyes, the tongue is a banknote. Could have won something or is sensing a financial chance. Implicates a sense of wealth.
|🤠 Face With Cowboy Hat
Howdy! Typical American smiley with cowboy hat from the Wild West. Stands for freedom, nature, and hard work.
|😈 Smiling Face With Horns
Mischievously grinning goblin smiley with small devil horns. Wants to cause trouble, is a real teaser or planning something ugly just now.
The goblin is frowning, looking grim, and does not feel like joking. You should be particularly careful. Represents mischievous acts or remarks as well as treachery.
|👹 Japanese Ogre “Namahage“
The Oni represents a demon and spirit of hell in Japanese mythology. An ugly figure with horns, chasing evil souls. Traditional disguise on New Year's Eve to ward off evil spirits.
|👺 Japanese Goblin
The Tengu (literally: heavenly dog) is an evil and magical being from Japan. Has supernatural powers and brings forth disaster. The red mask has eyebrows and a beard and a noticeably long nose.
|🤡 Clown Face
Stop fooling around! Made-up clown face from the circus world. Stands for fun and entertainment, but can also trigger fears in certain people - at least since Stephen King's horror movie “It“.
|💩 Pile of Poo
Crap, oh no! Such a sh**! The comic version of a pile of feces. Can describe a situation, replace the swear word, or criticize a statement of the chat partner.
The funny-smiling ghost is too cute to frighten others or cause harm. Symbol for Halloween or jokingly for creepy things, e.g. movies.
This is extremely dangerous! The skull emoji is used in unpleasant situations or to symbolize terrible things. Can stand for a real threat, but can also be used sarcastically or humorously.
|☠ Skull and Crossbones
Be careful! The death's head with crossed bones is a symbol of death. A warning sign for toxic substances and hazards.
The aliens are here! Symbol for an extraterrestrial being. However, smiles friendly and comes in peace.
|🤖 Robot Face
The mouth of the robot face resembles a grimace. It's like being remotely controlled and working like a robot. Can also be used for deadhearted people or refer to artificial intelligence and sci-fi movies.
|😺 Smiling Cat Face With Open Mouth
Laughing cat with open mouth. Means fun and smirking, mostly used by cat lovers. The cattiness might stand for femininity.
|😸 Grinning Cat Face With Smiling Eyes
Cat face, which is in a good mood. The eyes are smiling, it's grinning broadly and very satisfied. The chat partner can have fun with this cat.
|😹 Cat Face With Tears of Joy
Cat emoji with clenched eyes and open mouth. Is enthusiastic and helpless with laughter. Something is extremely funny or silly. You are relieved and have tears of joy in your eyes.
|😻 Smiling Cat Face With Heart-Eyes
Overjoyed, laughing cat face with hearts on the eyes. Is very much in love or very grateful for a friendly service. Likes something very much and expresses admiration that way.
|😼 Cat Face With Wry Smile
Cat is laughing daringly with boldly raised corners of the mouth. It mocks you, is sarcastic or having fun at your expense. Might fancy a flirt. However, you had better be cautious.
|😽 Kissing Cat Face With Closed Eyes
Cat with red cheeks and eyes closed. Its lips are pointed and it wants to kiss you. Cats have a reputation for being very choosy and tend to show affection rather reluctantly.
|🙀 Weary Cat Face
Cat is tired and exhausted. It has got hollow, white eyes and is holding its paws next to the mouth. Needs a break right now. Reaction to something scandalous or shocking.
|😿 Crying Cat Face
Cat face with down-turned eyebrows and corners of the mouth. A tear is running down the cheek. Just received bad news. Expression of empathy.
|😾 Pouting Cat Face
Pouting face of a grumpy cat. The corners of the mouth and the whiskers are pointing downwards. Is in a bad mood, frustrated, and has turned away angrily. Known as the Grumpy Cat, a grumpy-looking cat that became an Internet phenomenon.
|👐 Open Hands
The two opened hands are stretched toward the counterpart. Represents affection and openness. Could also stand for a hug.
|🙌 Person Raising Both Hands In Celebration
Hallelujah! Hands are stretched upwards to celebrate. Is having a party, dancing wildly and friskily. Is in a good mood or having a lot of fun. Can also stand for “Banzai”, a Japanese cheer that brings luck and joy for 10,000 years.
|👏 Clapping Hands
Bravo, very well done! Emoji shows two clapping hands. Is mostly used for expressing consent and appreciation. Can also be used sarcastically, if something truly doesn't deserve any applause!
|👍 “Thumbs-Up” Sign
Well done! Hand with thumb turned up. Stands for commitment, agreement and approval! Caution: In Arab countries, this is interpreted as showing the two fingers.
|👎 Thumbs Down Sign
That was really bad! Thumb turned down stands for rejection, disapproval and dislike. Also known as the false death myth meaning with Roman gladiators.
|👊 Fist Hand
The stretched-out fist means “Check!“ an encouragement. Welcome between friends or gesture of agreement. Can also be interpreted as a threatening punch.
|✊ Raised Fist
I can do it! The raised fist implies power and strength. Stands for something you believe in. also meant as a political gesture and symbol of defiance, solidarity and resistance.
|🤛 Fist Pointing Left
In conjunction with other emojis a sign of a hit. Casual form of greeting. The gesture 🤜🤛 is known as fist check, fist greeting or colloquially as a ghetto fist.
|🤜 Fist Pointing Right
A hand clenched in a fist pointing to the right. The hand gesture is used to greet friends as a sign of respect as well as approval or congratulation.
|🤞 Hand With Crossed Fingers
The closed fist with crossed index and middle fingers is used to wish someone luck. Children usually use this gesture to annihilate a promise or oath.
|✌ Victory Hand
No offense! Symbol of peace, which became known in the 60s by the hippies. “V” hand signal stands for victory. In Great Britain, can be seen in an insulting way as a woman with spread-out legs.
|🤟 I Love You Gesture
In the American sign language, the fist with outstretched little finger, index finger and thumb means “I love you“. The ILY sign mainly conveys a general, positive message.
|🤘 Sign of the Horns
Rock on! Little finger and forefinger are forming horns. The metal horn is a gesture of metal rock fans. Can have many meanings, such as unfaithfulness (by horny husband/wife), sign to ward off misfortune, devil's salutation or sacred gesture in Buddhism.
|👌 Ok Hand Sign
Thumb and forefinger form an O. Symbol for “Okay!“ Sign of approval, agreement or that everything is okay. Careful, in some countries it is considered offensive and insulting (“you a**hole“).
|👈 Back Of Hand Pointing To The Left
Right this way! Trigger finger shows to the left. Is meant to point in a certain direction, indicate something or mark the important part of a message.
|👉 Back Of Hand Pointing To The Right
Trigger finger shows to the right. Draws your attention to something following or wants to remind you of something. Can also be an admonishing wiggling of the trigger finger.
|👆 Back Of Hand Pointing Upwards
Lifting the forefinger up as a warning or to emphasize a statement. Can also mean “I've got time“ or “I'm in it“. Wants to draw attention to something.
|👇 Back Of Hand Pointing Downwards
Hand with raised forefinger pointing down. You want to draw attention to something: look at the text below! Or you don't feel well, you are feeling down.
|☝ Up Pointing Index
The raised forefinger stands for a threat: Beware! Could also be a gesture of instruction. Someone has an announcement to make or something important to say.
|✋ Raised Hand
Emoji shows a raised palm with fingers. It stands for a welcome or farewell as well as for “Stop, I've had enough!“ High five want to congratulate or celebrate a success.
|🤚 Raised Back of Hand
A raised hand, which is shown in reverse position (back of the hand is in the front). Someone wants to draw attention to himself, e.g. to ask something or to signalize his participation.
|🖐 Raised Hand With Fingers Splayed
“Don't come closer” or “Stop, wait!” The spread out hand can also indicate the number 5 or a high five.
|🖖 Mr. Spock Greeting
Fingers are spread between the ring and middle finger, creating a “V“. A hand sign based on sacred Jewish letters. The gesture has become known by the series “Star Trek“ and Mr. Spock: Live long and in peace.
|👋 Waving Hand
Hello and goodbye! Have a good trip! A friendly waving hand. Can be used as a welcome or farewell. Or sarcastically, if you wished someone or something would disappear.
|🤙 “Call Me” Hand Sign
The closed fist with abducted thumb and little finger has a phone-like shape. “Call me“ or “Let's have a call soon“. Similar to the surfer greeting “Hang loose“.
|💪 Tense Biceps
“You can do that!” or “I feel strong!” Arm with tense biceps. Also used in connection with doing sports, e.g. at the gym.
|🖕 Reversed Hand With Middle Finger Extended
In western culture, the middle finger smiley is used as a rude and offensive gesture.
|✍ Writing Hand
Right hand writing with a pen. Is related to writing. I'll contact you and write a message to you. There will be a test in school. You're writing a poem for your honey.
|🙏 Person With Folded Hands
Two hands pressed together. Is currently very introverted, saying a prayer, or hoping for enlightenment. Is also used as a “high five” or to say thank you.
Finally walking barefoot again. You are standing on your own feet or would like to receive a foot massage from your sweetheart. Some like feet, others hate them, some have smelly feet and others have their feet well-tended. Our feet carry us and are the symbolic foundation of our body.
You have got great legs or “I am going to do leg training tomorrow“. In the course of our lives, our legs carry us for 130.000 km. That is about three times around the earth. Man, as the only creature, is moving on two legs. The leg contains our body's largest bone, the largest joint and the largest muscle.
Will you marry me? Also “I'm spoken for!” The ring is set with a diamond, the most precious gem ever. Is mostly used in conjunction with relationships or for expressing approval.
I'll dress up! The lipstick beautifies millions of women's lips worldwide. The signal color red is associated with passion, liveliness and attractiveness. Stands for parties, fashion and fun. Often also combined with e.g. the dancing emoji 💄💃 to plan a fun evening.
|💋 Kiss Mark
Red sensual lip print. Would like to give you a kiss, thereby leaving an imprint of the lipstick. Can mean “You're so nice” or “Many thanks!”
A slightly opened mouth and red, full lips have a strong, attractive signaling effect on both sexes. “I'll send you a kiss“ or “Tonight I'm going to sing at a party“.
I have got a toothache or someone is getting a bit long in the tooth. You need to brush your teeth now or you indulge in your sweet tooth. Enamel is the hardest material in the human body. 22 million bacteria live in a mouth.
Sticking out the tongue is a naughty gesture and a childish sign of defiance. Can be used to reinforce a joke or to tease and provoke. I am in a good mood and ready for jokes!
The ear emoji can mean “I can hear something” or “You have my full attention”. The ear is also one of the erotic zones of man and woman.
The nose generally stands for the olfactory sense. Emoji indicates that something has a strong scent. Depending on the context, this may be nice or unpleasant.
Two footprints suggest difficulties, which will soon be overcome by your own efforts. Also used as a symbol for a baby's feet, or: I'm on the way!
I have an eye on you! Something is interesting to watch or is being observed. In ancient cultures often a religious sign, such as the eye of Horus or the evil eye in the Orient.
Beware, someone is watching you! Two eyes are looking to the left. Something is being watched or checked. You're under observation!
Use your brain!, “I am taxing my brain right now“, or “brainwashing someone“. Our most important organ controls our body and personality. The human brain weighs 1.3 kg, consists of 60 % fat and consumes 20 % of the basal metabolic rate.
I am chilled to the bone. You work your fingers to the bone or you are skin and bones. Dog treat or part of the body. The human skeleton consists of 200 bones weighing about 15 % of the total body weight.
|🗣 Talking Head
The silhouette of a talking face. Can refer to rumors or to a person who likes to talk a lot. The news is already circulating!
|👤 Silhouette of a Bust
Silhouette of a person, a shadow. Represents anonymity, secrets and unknown things. Is often used as a symbol for a user or a guest profile in software or with computers.
|👥 Silhouette Of Two Busts
The silhouette of two people. A friend you can rely on is standing behind you. Also symbolizes a community or group.
A baby face with a ringlet. Emoji can indicate an imminent pregnancy or the desire for a child.
Face of a smiling girl with cute pigtails. Represents youth and a happy childhood. “Don't be girlish“ or “girl Friday“.
Male child, between eight and twelve years old. Is related to children, childhood and family. Can also be used to signal that someone is behaving childishly.
|👩🦰 Red-haired woman
Julianne Moore, Nicole Kidman or Pippi Longstocking. In Germany, only two percent have naturally red hair, worldwide about one percent, and the rest had a little help. You are proud of your hair color or would like to announce that you have been at the hairdresser's.
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|👨🦰 Red-haired man
Prince Harry, Vincent van Gogh, Boris Becker or Robert Redford. Red hair is rare: Only about one to two percent of the world's population have this hair color. Mostly in combination with fair skin and freckles. At 13 %, Scotland has the highest proportion of redheads, followed by Ireland and Wales.
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Male adult face with mustache. Simple and common emoji. Can generally be used for men, e.g. you talk about someone whose name you do not know.
She is a great woman! The emoji shows an adult female face. Refers to gender and can be used for a mother through a businesswoman to the female neighbor.
|👵 Elderly Woman
Go to the granny farm! A friendly elderly woman with glasses and a bun. Can refer to a family member or the nice, elder neighbor.
|👴 Old Man
Friendly looking elderly gentleman with wrinkles and bald head. Represents aging in general, a father figure, the grandfather, possibly a teacher. The emoji can express how you feel after a hard day or call your chat partner old-fashioned.
Your friendly police department. Often used in police context. Got caught driving faster than a speeding bullet. Or is investigating a case, getting to the bottom of something!
This emoji shows a construction worker with helmet and safety vest. Used in connection with hard physical work.
An undercover agent with the distinctive coat and hat. Sometimes he uses a magnifying glass to closely inspect evidence. The covered face stands for confidentiality or secrecy. I will solve the mystery!
I'm getting married! Refers to the bride herself, a marriage or a soon-to-be wedding. Can be used for invitations, wedding anniversary, planning a celebration or looking for a wedding dress.
A beautiful, distinguished and aristocratic princess with a crown or a diadem. The dream of all little girls. You can be happy if a man sends you this emoji, because then you are his princess.
With superhuman powers, they fight evil and thus protect humanity. The costume is used for the recognition factor but also for the protection of their identity. They are characterized by a high morality, great courage and sense of justice as well as the unconditional commitment to others. But every superhero is also vulnerable and has his or her underbelly.
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|🦹♀️ Super villain
The super villain is the evil adversary of the superhero, e.g. Lex Luther and Superman or Joker and Batman. They usually have superhuman abilities, a high intelligence and suffer from megalomania. The villain acts out his or her evil side and enjoys it.
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|🎅 Santa Claus
Merry Christmas! The plump, friendly elderly gentleman with a red cap and a white beard lives up in the north. On Christmas Eve, he slips through the chimney to put the presents under the Christmas tree for the good children.
The female mythical creature lives underwater and is a mixture of female and fish body. Only a man's love can free the mermaid from her fate. Walt Disney's “Arielle“ is well-known.
|👼 Baby Angel
I am innocent or “You are an angel!“ The baby angel emoji with a halo around its head often stands for a miracle, hope or faith.
|🙇 Person Bowing Deeply
A person who is bowing to you. Is grateful because of something and deeply bows to you. Can also be an offering of reverence.
|💁 Information Desk Person
How can I assist? The service-oriented and friendly woman at the information desk answers a customer's question and uses a hand gesture. Can be used as a question at the end of a message: “What do you think?“ or “I do not care.“
|🙅 Face With No Good Gesture
Stop this immediately! Woman with crossed arms. Defensive posture. Shows that something is wrong and disruptive. A signal to stop.
|🙆 Face With Ok Gesture
Everything is okay! Woman with hands above her head (OK sign). Wants to tell you that everything is fine. Represents advocacy and approval. Because of the posture also known as ballerina.
|🙋 Happy Person Raising One Hand
Person is cheerful and lifts a hand. Wants to be noticed and to say that he or she has a question or an answer.
|🤦 Man Grabbing His Head
Facepalm describes a gesture that became popular through the Star Trek series. “That cannot be true!“ is what you think when facing the stupidity of other people. Can also be used if you are embarrassed for someone else.
|🤷 Person Shrugs
“I don't know how I can help you” or “Such is life” . The shrug of the shoulders shows ignorance, confusion or the lack of interest in something. Text version: ¯\_(ツ)_/¯
|🙎 Pouting Person
I am dissatisfied! Emoji pouts and openly shows its displeasure. Could be an indication that someone is angry and annoyed.
|🙍 Frowning Person
Emoji shows a woman with a frown. Her expression is very distressed and sad. Could indicate sad news.
|🧖 Person in Steam Sauna
Let's relax! The steam sauna is heated to 80 to 105 °C with a sauna heater. The use of a sauna serves for relaxation and promotes good health. In Scandinavia and Russia, it even serves for cultivating social contacts.
|💅 Nail Polish
Woman painting her fingernails is preparing for a special occasion or is dressing up to go out. Can stand for beauty in general, femininity or a manicure appointment. Represents casualness and carefreeness.
“I want to party” or “I'm so excited!” The dancing woman in the red dress is also often associated with salsa. In general stands for fun and joy.
|🕺 Dancing Man
I had so much fun at the party! Someone had a great time or would like to party in a club. Represents events of all kinds that can be danced at.
|👯 Women With Bunny Ears
Two Playboy Bunnies with rabbit ears. These models represent the American Playboy magazine for men and globally stand for attractiveness. The emoji is also used as a symbol for ballet as well as for “Let's party!”
|🕴 Hovering Man in Suit
Hovering man in hat and suit. Mix of exclamation marks and the logo of the seventies band “The Specialists“. Can be used as a symbol for a ghost.
A person is on foot or going for a walk. Can also be used to tell others to cool their jets or to slow things down.
The person is very athletic and goes jogging regularly. Someone is late or in a hurry and is running to quicker get from one place to another. “I am on the way!“
|👫 Man and Woman Holding Hands
With you, all worries are gone! Couple in love is standing side by side. Man and woman are holding hands, beaming happily.
|👭 Two Women Holding Hands
Two women are holding hands. They could be best friends or siblings. Emoji could also explicitly stand for the same-sex female love.
|👬 Two Men Holding Hands
We are a great team! Two men holding hands. Can stand for friendship or represent a gay couple.
|💑 Couple With Heart
I'm so happy with you! A couple in love (man and woman) next to each other. Both are happy and laughing. The heart represents love.
Man and woman with closed eyes and lips pointed to kiss. They would love to kiss now. The pink heart stands for love.
Can refer to the classical constellation of father, mother, child(ren), or to a close relationship within the family. You start a family or are invited to a party in the inner circle.
|🧶 Ball of wool
Untangle the ravel in your head! The fur of sheep, goats and camels is made into wool. By rolling it up to a ball the wool does not get entangled. It warms you, is cuddly and is used for crocheting or knitting. As ball of fur, can be the nickname for fluffy baby animals.
|🧵 Thread reel
You are losing the thread, pull the string or dangle on the string. Something is running like a golden thread through a story. A thread of fibers is rolled up on the reel. Used for handicrafts, such as sewing.
|🥼 Laboratory coat
Later on, I will have to go to the doctor! The knee-length coat made of white or light fabric is used as working garment in the chemical or medical industry. Symbol of cleanliness and purity.
|👚 Woman's Clothes
I am dressing up today! The feminine garment can be worn on many occasions. Whether casually in your leisure time or businesslike at work. The blouse can represent fashion and femininity.
It is getting warmer outside, you can wear short sleeves again. You need new t-shirts, the girlfriend wants to go shopping. At the so-called wet t-shirt contest the female participants are soused with water.
The cult trousers are extremely popular with both sexes. As dungarees, because of the robustness or as casual wear, because of the offhandedness. The blue jeans can stand for fashion, casual look or shopping.
|👔 Shirt With Tie
A shirt with a matching tie is often worn for work and formal occasions. There is something to celebrate and the man is dressing up.
Symbol of femininity. Whether dress with spaghetti straps in summer, evening dress for the chic event or party dress for the club. Represents fashion, shopping or beauty.
I want to go swimming and to bathe in the sun! The bikini is a symbol of summer, sun and fun. Can also mean “You look great, sexy bikini!”
Traditional Japanese garment. The kimono is worn by both men and women. Symbol of Japanese culture or cuisine as well as travel to Japan.
I am going to put on ballerinas for our city stroll! The ballerina is a flat, girlish shoe to slip in. The name comes from the visual resemblance to the shoes used in ballet. Ballerinas are very popular, can be perfectly combined and are comfortable.
|👠 High-Heeled Shoe
Attention, here comes a vamp! Men are sexually attracted by red high heels. Wants to go out and experience something exciting.
|👡 Woman's Sandal
The fashionable, open lady's shoe can only be worn in spring or summer. Represents beautiful and warm days, balmy summer nights or holidays.
|👞 Man's Shoe
I bought new shoes! The men's shoe can be worn at work, for going out or in leisure time. On average, men own 8 pairs of shoes, women 17.
|🥾 Hiking boot
Let's go hiking! The robust shoes protect the foot and provide stability, shock absorption and surefootedness. In the past, hiking was considered boring, but it is becoming a trend sport now. Out into nature!
|🎩 Top Hat
In Great Britain, the top hat is worn on traditional occasions like a wedding. Also known from Monopoly.
|👒 Woman's Hat
On the one hand, the hat is a sunscreen, on the other hand a fashionable accessory. Often made of straw, with wide brim and ribbon. Symbol for summer and vacation. In many cultures symbol of social status.
|🎓 Alumnus Hat
The graduation ceremony will be tomorrow! The black, square hat with a tassel is also called graduation hat, bachelor hat or scholar hat. The graduates collectively toss up their hats at the ceremony after having obtained their academic degrees. Symbol for graduation of school or examinations, and for education.
|⛑ Rescue Worker's Helmet
In Japan, the white cross is used as a safety notice on construction sites. The protective helmet can refer to rescue workers or people working in emergency services.
“This is top” or “You are the best!” The crown embellished with precious jewels represents power and luxury. Is also known as king emoji.
Let's go out tonight! The small, chic bag only offers space for the bare essentials and is carried in the hand. This stylish accessory is perfect for parties, business events or other important events.
I pack my bags and take with me... I am going on a journey! Symbol of wanderlust, freedom and vacation. We usually fetch our suitcase only during the holiday season. Women pack in an organized way with a list, yet often taking too much with them while men tackle packing in a relaxed manner.
I'll take a close look at this! The glasses help people with poor eyesight to better see their environment. Some people wear glasses to look intellectual or intelligent. Symbol for bookworms or nerds.
|🕶 Dark Sunglasses
I've got the swag! Symbol for hot, sunny days but also for coolness and distinctive mark of agents. With dark glasses, other people can be watched unnoticed.
|🥾 Safety glasses
I need new ski goggles or “We wear safety goggles in the lab“. The safety glasses protect the eyes from dust, water, dirt, splinters and other harmful influences.
|☂ Open Umbrella
It is raining or it is going to rain. You had better take an umbrella with you. In Asia, it not only protects from rain, but also from the sun.