What Does the ๐Ÿ˜‰ Emoji Mean?

You would think an emoji that's as easy to describe as "smiling winky face" would be easy to decipher the meaning of, but it's not always so simple.

What the ๐Ÿ˜‰ winking face emoji means in texting

What ๐Ÿ˜‰ Means

Obviously, the winking face would symbolize someone, well, winking, but what does it actually mean when you get sent one of these?

The ๐Ÿ˜‰ emoji took over from its predecessor, the ๐Ÿ˜‰ and has since found its way into the emoji history books (if that's a thing) for its generally flirtatious nature and applications. Sure, in general, it can mean things like playfulness or joking, but the really key use of this emoji is when flirting.


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๐Ÿ˜‰ From a Guy

If you're crushing on a guy and he drops one of these into the text they send you, there's no need to worry about mutual interestโ€”they're definitelyย into you.


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๐Ÿ˜‰ From a Girl

While a ๐Ÿ˜‰ from a girl isn'tย soย clear-cut, chances are that if she uses it while talking to you, she's flirting. However, we've found that some girls will also use this one after saying something slightly tongue-in-cheek, so keep an eye out for further context clues to be sure.


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