25 Common Emojis You’re Using Wrong

Are you sure you’re using that emoji correctly? Chances are you’ve at least got one wrong. But, let’s be honest, they can seriously be hard to interpret. Sometimes we think they mean one thing when they were really intended for something else. It can become embarrassing if you’re not texting the right thing to people. Knowing what emojis mean isn’t exactly a hard science, but Unicode set specific definitions when they created them. We’re here to set the record straight and help you use the right ones. Ready to become a texting pro? Here are 25 Common Emojis You’re Using Wrong.


Sad but Relieved Face

disappointed emojiSource: https://emojipedia.org/disappointed-but-relieved-face/

Due to the small size, it’s easy to get this one mixed up with a person crying, but it really symbolizes anxiety and stress.


Name Badge

name badgeSource: https://emojipedia.org/name-badge/

Many people think this one is an emoji representing fire, and it’s easy to see why. Believe it or not, it’s just a name badge.


Hugging Face

hugging faceSource: https://emojipedia.org/hugging-face/

You totally thought this one was “Jazz Hands” didn’t you? Well, it’s not. It’s just an emoji wanting a hug.


Savoring Food

savoring foodSource: https://emojipedia.org/face-savouring-delicious-food/

With the tongue sticking out, some think this one is a joking emoji. It’s actually an emoji for enjoying or savoring food.


Weary Cat Face

weary cat faceSource: https://emojipedia.org/weary-cat-face/

This one looks utterly terrified by something, so people mistakenly use it to symbolize that feeling. According to Unicode, it’s actually just a “Weary Cat Face.”

SEE ALSO: Biggest Rip Offs That You've Probably Been Tricked Into Buying »

NOW WATCH: 25 Surprising Facts About Coca-Cola You Might Not Know

Subscribe to List25

What do you think?

0 points
Upvote Downvote
25 Best Would You Rather Questions Ever

25 Best Would You Rather Questions Ever

25 World's Smallest Animals You Won't Believe Are Real

25 World’s Smallest Animals You Won’t Believe Are Real