What Does the 😳 Emoji Mean?

While some emojis are easy to explain, others need a little more context to understand fully. One such symbol is the 😳 face, AKA "Flushed Face."

What the 😳 Flushed Face Emoji Means in Texting


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What 😳 Means

This 😳 emoji shows a blushing face that looks like one we've all seen before, but what exactly does it mean? Here are some common uses:

  • Embarrassment
  • Shock
  • Shame
  • Shyness
  • Surprise
  • Disbelief
  • Being wide-eyed


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😳 From a Crush

However, if you're texting with your crush, you should also know that there's another major meaning of this shy, blushing emoji. Blushing doesn't always convey pure embarrassment—it can also signal the rise of blood in the cheeks that happens when you like someone! Though girls are more likely to text 😳 when they're crushing hard, guys can use it too, and it can convey affection, admiration and excitement in responses to things like praise or positivity from you—and that can be a very good sign!


This is especially true if it's sent by your crush, so click HERE to read about what some common emojis mean when you get them from your crush.