What Does the 五 Emoji Mean?

Are you playing coy? The 五 emoji certainly is.

If you've ever sent or received the "face with hand over mouth" emoji, you may want to know the details about what exactly it means. Thankfully, we're here to help.

What the 五 face with hand over mouth emoji means in texting

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What 五 Means

At its core, this emoji translates to:

  • Playful or coy laughter
  • Slight embarrassment
  • "Oops"
  • "Hehe"
  • A shy smile
  • Secrecy

Basically, 五 is an emoji that you might send to your crush after giving them a cute compliment, but probably notone you would send to your classmate or boss to let them know that they're on mute (despite its hand-covering-mouth nature).


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五 From Your Crush

Whether you're texting the guy or girl of your dreams, you should be aware that 五 isn't usually an emoji that's thrown around casually. It's flirty by nature, with a fun and simple meaning that makes it the close cousin of the blushing emoji. If your crush just sent you a message with romantic overtones, this emoji means something along the lines of, "Did I really just type that out loud?" There's little room for misinterpretation there.


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