Meanings Of Emoji Faces and Symbols That Will Surprise You

With the increase in number of people using internet instant messaging apps, websites and social networking website are trying to create more and more engaging features by which they can gain the interest of user in them. Similarly, Emoji’s are there from a long time, but from the time when Facebook and WhatsApp started playing with it, the number of people using it is also increased. WhatsApp Emoji and Facebook Emoji Symbols are mostly used around the world. We don’t think there is anyone out there who doesn’t know about emoji’s. Yes, they look cool and helps you to show your feelings in better way but have you ever thought what is the meaning of emoji symbols you are using daily?

If not, then don’t worry as we are going to tell you each and everything about emoji smiley faces meaning and what each emoji face means which you use daily on WhatsApp Messenger, Facebook, Instagram and on other services.

emoji face symbols meanings

Just for the information and to show you the craze of Emoji around the world, let me tell you that from now there will be World Emoji Day too, which will be celebrated on July 17 each year.

Emoji Symbols Meaning  (WhatsApp, Facebook Emoji Icon Meaning)

Smiling Face with Open Mouth

smilling with open mouth

This is one of the best and most popular emoji on WhatsApp, Facebook and Snapchat. The meaning of smiley symbol is to show a happy and smiling face. If you have heard good news or want to congratulate someone, then you can use this smiley emoji.

Smiling Face with Open Mouth and Cold Sweat

open mouth and cold sweat emoji

If you are feeling embarrassed with somewhat joy, then you can use this emoji to express your feelings. This WhatsApp emoji symbol is also known as Happy Sweat Emoji or the Exercise Face emoji. We don’t think you have used this emoji much because you don’t know emoji meanings of the symbols related to this emoji.

Tired Faces Emoji

tired face emoji

we generally used two type of emoji to show tiredness.  Tired face and Weary Face emoji both are used to show tiredness but also they used to express  stress and fed up.

Angry Faces Emoji

angry face emoji

There are a lot of angry faces emoji on Facebook and WhatsApp, but the angry faces symbols mentioned here resembles to anger on someone like shouting “How dare you!” These are called as Angry Face and Pouting Face which looks directly into the eye of a person and shouting on him.

Neutral Face

neutral face emoji

If you don’t know the meaning of Whatsapp emoji then let me tell you that this symbol is known as Straight-Faced Emoji too which can be used to show silent face to someone. If you don’t want to say anything to the person whom you are chatting with, then you can use this emoji.

Confused Face Emoji

confused emoji

Confused and Compounded face emoji used to express confusion.  Also these faces used to express Awkwardness.

Kissing Faces Emoji

kissing emoji

Kissing Faces are another most popular emoji of Whatsapp Facebook. There are 4 kinds of kissing icon emoji and all of them have different meaning. 1st one is kissing face which is about to kiss, you will tell the meaning of second symbol as throwing heart from mouth, but its real meaning is throwing kiss to someone or flying kiss. Third and fourth are kissing with smiling eyes and kissing with closed eyes respectively.

Face With Stuck Out Tongue

tongue faces emoji

If you are searching for most popular emoji symbols meaning then this emoji might be in your list too as many people use it to show some naughtiness. You can use this emoji icon whenever your sarcasm translated directly by someone. The real meaning of this emoji is to show laughter, but not the licking.

Meaning Of Emoji with Heart Eyes

heart eye emoji

If you saw something special and lovely, then you can use this heart shaped eyes emoji symbol icon to express your feelings. The emoji doesn’t really mean I LOVE YOU, but can be used to show your love for something. People use it mostly when they see photos of Pizza, as most of the people love Pizza.

Crying And Disappointed Face

crying emoji

Though there are many disappointed and crying emoji available out there like Disappointed but relieved face, Crying face and Loudly crying face. Disappointed but relieved face used to show hurt or fear rather than disappointment, Crying face is used to show stronger sense of hurt and Loudly crying emoji is the stronger version of crying face it is used  to show pain or very hurt feelings.

Face Screaming In Fear or Scared Emoji

scared emoji

This emoji is often called as Home Alone Emoji because the meaning of emoji resembles to what it looks. The face completely looks in fear of something with some sweat overhead. If you want to send a emoji icon related to brain-freeze, then also you can use this emoji symbol.

The Monkeys Emoji

monkeys emoji

Remember those monkey symbols from Gandhi Ji? If yes, then you can get them on your WhatsApp as there are See-No-Evil Monkey, Hear-No-Evil Monkey, and Speak-No-Evil Monkey available as emoji symbol. You can use these emoji monkeys to spread message.

Devil Faces Emoji

devil face emoji

There are 2 kinds of devil faces available as symbols icon, Smiling Face with Horns and Imp. The first one can be used when you are thinking or doing any evil activity which doesn’t harm anyone. It is just for fun purpose. While the second one resembles to the devil activity seeking revenge.

Meaning of Emoji Heart Colors

colored heart emoji

To show your love feelings there are several kinds of heart shaped emoji’s in WhatsApp. If you don’t know meaning of emoji heart colors then let me tell you that a single red colour heart can be used to show love and romance. Whereas other heart colour emojis can be used to show love for different works. Like blue colour heart can be used to show love to Indian Cricket Team (Blue Jersey), Green Colour heart meaning can be Eco Friendly or Environment Friendly.

Broken Heart Emoji

broken heart emoji

Whenever you are into a situation where you feel like your heart is broken, then you can use this emoji to express your feelings without words. This broken heart shaped symbol is used to show extreme sorrow and sadness.

Meaning Of Emoji Hand Symbols

hands emoji

There are different kind of hand symbols emoji available, like Thumbs Down Sign (to show rejection), Thumbs Up Sign (to show approval), OK Hand Sign (to show satisfaction), Victory Hand (You can relate this emoji hand symbol with coolness, relaxation, or satisfaction.), Person Raising Both Hands In Celebration, Person With Folded Hands and many more.


There are only a few people out there who knows emoji characters meaning. Though smileys looks good and there are thousands of cute emoji’s out there which helps you in expressing your thoughts easily, but it is really important to know emoji smiley faces meaning so that next time when you are going to use WhatsApp emoji, you will know what the meaning of emoji symbols you are using is. We hope you have liked this list of emoji and their meanings and you know emoji characters meaning now. If there is any WhatsApp emoji symbol meaning or Facebook emoji meaning which we have not added, then do let us know about it in the comments section below.

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