Emojis were created as an approach to symbolically represent feelings. The smirking face emoji is a yellow-faced smiley with sly eyes, spread-out brows, and a smirk represented by a half-curved upward line. This emoji conveys a general sense of mischief as well as a subtly proud expression.
This emoji often conveys a hint of arrogance and possibly even condescension, the more digestible emotions conveyed by this emoji fall under the flirtatious signal. This emoji may even have a sexual connotation depending on the context of the conversation.
NOTE: In 2010, Smirking Face was approved as part of Unicode 6.0, and in 2015, it was added to Emoji 1.0. On Snapchat, this symbol next to contact means that this person snaps at you regularly but you don’t snap back.
Smirking Face Emoji
There are some other emojis that are similar to 😏 Smirking Face emoji 😉 Winking Face, 🌝 Full Moon Face, 😼 Cat with Wry Smile, 😒 Unamused face, 🌚 New Moon Face. Among many others, every emoji passes on a one of a kind message.
Also Known As
😏 Sexual Face
😏 Smug Face
😏 Smirking Face
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