100+ Most Popular Emojis and Meanings

Most Popular Emojis and Meanings

Emojis have become an integral part of modern communication, enabling us to express our emotions and convey messages more effectively in a digital world. From smiley faces to animals, food, and everyday objects, there’s an emoji for every mood and situation.

With hundreds of emojis available on our devices, it can be overwhelming to navigate and understand their meanings. That’s why we’ve curated a list of the 100+ most popular emojis and their meanings, so you can easily decode and use them in your everyday conversations. Whether you’re new to emojis or a seasoned user, this guide will help you express yourself in a fun and meaningful way. So, grab your device, and let’s dive into the world of emojis!

List of Most Popular Emojis Explained

EmojiNameMeaning
๐Ÿ™‚Slightly Smiling FaceHappy, but often used ironically
๐Ÿ˜ŠSmiling Face with Smiling EyesSomething (or someone) is making you blush, gratefulness, satisfaction, or a general feeling of happiness.
โ˜บ๏ธSmiling FaceHappy or positive
๐Ÿ˜ƒSmiling Face with Open MouthHappiness
๐Ÿ˜€Grinning FaceElevated happiness or pleasure
๐Ÿ˜‚Face with Tears of JoyExtreme happiness or laughter
๐Ÿ˜„Smiling Face with Open Mouth and Smiling EyesGreat happiness
๐ŸคฃRolling on the Floor LaughingWhen something is so funny that it makes you roll on the floor and laugh so hard that you cry.
๐Ÿค—Smiling Face with Open Hands
(Hugging Face)
Feelings of thanks, support, care, affection, and gratitude, as well as other feelings of excitement and enthusiasm (jazz hands)
๐Ÿ˜…Smiling Face with Open Mouth and Cold SweatRelief, nerves, or excitement
๐Ÿ˜†Smiling Face with Open Mouth & Tightly-Closed EyesGreat excitement or happiness
๐Ÿ˜Grinning Face with Smiling EyesGlowing, beaming happiness
๐Ÿ˜‡Smiling Face with HaloAngelic or innocent
๐ŸŒžSun with FaceRadiant, happy, or positive
๐Ÿ™ƒUpside Down FaceSilliness, often used for irony or sarcasm
๐Ÿ˜ญLoudly Crying FaceEmoji symbolizes sadness, but can also represent uncontrollable tears, perhaps due to sadness or joy
๐Ÿ˜ฎFace With Open Mouth (Surprised Face)
Visual depiction of โ€œOh my gosh!โ€ or โ€œNo way!โ€โ€”generally, any feeling of awe, surprise, or disbelief.
๐Ÿ˜ฑFace Screaming in FearShocked or Scream! Horror, fright, and intense excitement (both positive and negative)
๐ŸคฏShocked Face with Exploding HeadUsed for mind-blowing, but also indicate that you are feeling overwhelmed or frustrated.
๐Ÿ˜›Stuck out tongueThis conveys a sense of excitement, fun
๐Ÿ˜œFace with Stuck-Out Tongue and Winking EyeFun, joking, or cheeky
๐ŸคญFace with Hand Over MouthLaughter or cheekiness
๐Ÿ˜‰Winking FaceEmoji can be used to express a joke, being cheeky, ironic meaning, or flirting.
๐ŸคชZany FaceSilly, fun, or goofy
๐Ÿค‘Money mouth faceThis emoji conveys the feeling of getting a good sum of money
๐ŸฅตHot FaceOverheating or flirty
๐Ÿ˜ŽFace Screaming in FearCool or confident, easy-going and carefree
๐Ÿค“Nerd FaceIndicate excitement, intelligence, or an awkward mood.
๐ŸฅณPartying FaceCelebrating good news, someoneโ€™s birthday, or a reason for a literal or figurative party.
๐ŸคZipper-Mouth Faceโ€œIโ€™ll shut up now,โ€ or โ€œzip it.โ€
๐Ÿ˜ฌGrimacing FaceTense, nervous, or awkward
๐Ÿ˜Neutral FaceNeutral, irritated, or unamused
๐Ÿ˜’Unamused FaceIrritation, grumpiness, annoyance and skepticism
๐Ÿ˜ขCrying FaceUpset or in pain
๐Ÿ˜ฅSad But Relieved FaceUsed to express concern, disappointment, or sympathy.
โ˜น๏ธFrowning FaceSad, concerned, or disappointed
๐Ÿ˜ณFlushed FaceBlushing with embarrassment, shame, shyness, disbelief, amazement, shock, or surprise.
๐Ÿค”Thinking FaceEmoji can be used to mull over ideas or be sarcastic manner.
๐ŸคซShushing FaceExpress a secret or silence.
๐Ÿ˜ฉWeary FaceDistressed, frustrated, drained, or deep enjoyment
๐Ÿ˜ŒRelieved FaceContent or calm
๐Ÿ™„Face With Rolling EyesDisdain, boredom, disapproval, or frustration
๐Ÿ˜Smirking FaceMischievous or flirting
๐Ÿ˜•Confused FaceSadness, disappointment, frustration, confusion, and hesitation.
๐Ÿ˜”Pensive FaceUsed to represent sadness, disappointment, regret, or loneliness.
๐ŸฅบPleading FaceAdoration, bashful, or pleading
๐Ÿ˜žDisappointed FaceDisappointed, upset, or remorse
๐Ÿ˜กPouting Face (Enraged Face)The Pouting Face Emoji is a red-faced, angry-eyed emoji used to express anger or annoyance.
๐ŸคฌFace with symbols on the mouthEmoji depicts vulgar behavior due to being too much furious at someone or something
๐Ÿ˜‹Face Savoring Delicious FoodCheeky, poking fun or enjoying food
๐ŸคคDrooling FaceDesiring something or delirious
๐ŸคฎFace VomitingThe barfing emoji is a great way to express disgust or feeling sick.
๐Ÿ˜ทFace with medical maskWearing of a mask to protect from viruses and airborne diseases
๐Ÿค’Face with thermometerSick person
๐Ÿค•Face with head bandageBad head injury
๐ŸคงSneezing faceThe emoji to use when someone has fallen sick and caught cold
๐ŸฅดWoozy FaceDrunk, dazed, or confused
๐Ÿ˜‘Expressionless FaceBored, indifferent, or pausing to collect thoughts
๐ŸฅฑYawning faceUsed when someoneโ€™s feeling sleepy
๐Ÿ˜ดSleeping FaceTired, bored, or sign off at the end of a bedtime text session
๐ŸฅตOverheated Face (Hot Face)Use it when hot yoga is difficult, waiting for news, or finding someone attractive.
๐Ÿ˜šKissing Face With Closed EyesPuckering for a kiss
๐Ÿ˜˜Face Throwing a KissKissing someone, or a general expression of love
๐ŸฅฐSmiling Face with HeartsLove or affection
๐Ÿ˜Smiling Face with Heart-EyesLove or adoration
๐ŸคฉGrinning Face with Star EyesUsed for something (or someone!) is amazing, exciting, or just pretty dang fabulous.
๐Ÿ˜ˆSmiling Face With HornsCheeky, naughty, or mischief
๐ŸคกClown faceFor fun as well as Creepy or haunted
๐Ÿ‘ฝAlienA spooky face of an alien from outer space
๐ŸคฆFace PalmFrustrated or dumbfounded, or โ€œoh my Godโ€ or โ€œsheesh.โ€
๐ŸคทShrugIndifference or unknowing
๐Ÿ™‹Happy Person Raising One HandWaving or asking a question
๐Ÿ™ˆSee-No-Evil MonkeyHiding, cringing, or in disbelief
๐Ÿ™‰Hear-No-Evil MonkeyDisbelief over what you are hearing.
๐Ÿ™ŠSpeak-No-EvilMischievous oopsie or a secret.
๐Ÿ™Person with Folded HandsPrayer, thank you, and sometimes a high five
๐Ÿ‘Thumbs Up SignWell done, good job, or approval
๐Ÿ‘Clapping Hands SignRound of applause in celebration
๐Ÿ‘ŒOK Hand SignOkay or correct
๐Ÿ’ชFlexed BicepsStrength or fitness
๐ŸคžCrossed FingersWishing luck
๐Ÿ‘‰Backhand Index Pointing rightPointing to the right
๐Ÿ‘ˆBackhand Index Pointing LeftPointing to the left
๐Ÿ‘‡Backhand Index Pointing DownPointing down
โœŒ๏ธVictory HandPeace or success
๐Ÿ™ŒPerson Raising Both Hands in CelebrationCelebrating with hands in the air
๐Ÿ‘€EyesShifty or sneaky, sometimes flirtatious
โค๏ธRed HeartLove (red by default, but meaning is same for any color)
๐Ÿ’—Growing HeartLove or increasing affection
โฃ๏ธHeavy Heart Exclamation Mark OrnamentEmphasized love
๐Ÿ’•Two HeartsLove is in the air
๐Ÿ’–Sparkling HeartExtra special love, sometimes playful
๐Ÿ’“Beating HeartLove
๐Ÿ’žRevolving HeartsA whirlwind of love
๐Ÿ’œPurple HeartLove
๐Ÿ’™Blue HeartLove
๐Ÿ–คBlack HeartLove or sorrow
๐Ÿ’šGreen HeartLove
โ™ฅ๏ธHeart SuitLove
๐Ÿ’”Broken HeartGrief, loss, or longing
๐ŸŒนRoseRomance or to be used on a special occasion
๐ŸŽ‚Birthday CakeCelebration
๐ŸŽWrapped GiftCelebration or surprise
๐ŸŽ‰Party PopperCelebration or congratulations
๐Ÿ”ฅFireHot or excellent
๐Ÿ‘PeachEmoji can be used to compliment someone’s tush if they are sending a flirty message.
๐Ÿ†EggplantThe eggplant symbol is used to describe the vegetable but has a more suggestive meaning due to its phallic appearance.
โœจSparklesPositive, happy, or celebration
๐Ÿ’ฏHundred Points Symbol100 percent approval
๐ŸŽˆBalloonCelebration or congratulations
๐Ÿ’ญThought BalloonThinking or dreams.
๐Ÿ’กLight BulbLight bulb symbol can be used to indicate a brilliant idea, knowledge, or breakthrough.
๐Ÿ’BouquetAppreciation or happiness
๐Ÿ’‹Kiss MarkA seductive kiss
๐Ÿ’€SkullDeath or an extreme reaction to something
โ˜ ๏ธSkull and CrossbonesDeath, misfortune, fear, angst, and negativity.
๐ŸŒธCherry BlossomLove or to be used on a special occasion
๐ŸŽถMultiple Musical NotesThree eighth notes, for singing or music
๐ŸŽŠConfetti BallCelebration or congratulations
โ˜€๏ธSunSunny, warm, or hot
๐Ÿ’ฐMoney BagMoney or wealth
๐Ÿ‘‘CrownRoyalty, success, or praise
๐Ÿ’ฅCollisionExplosion, surprise, or excitement
๐Ÿ’ฉPile of Poobathroom issues, bad, or silliness
โœ…Check Mark ButtonApproval or verification

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