๐Ÿ˜‚ Face with Tears of Joy

Emoji Meaning

A yellow face with a big grin, uplifted eyebrows, and smiling eyes, each shedding a tear from laughing so hard. Widely used to show something is funny or pleasing. Named the Oxford Dictionaries 2015 Word of the Year, and the most used emoji on all platforms from 2011-2021.

See also: ๐Ÿคฃ Rolling on the Floor Laughing which expresses more intense laughter; or cat variant: ๐Ÿ˜น Cat Face With Tears of Joy.

Face with Tears of Joy was approved as part of Unicode 6.0 in 2010 and added to Emoji 1.0 in 2015.

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  • ๐Ÿ˜‚ Laughing
  • ๐Ÿ˜‚ Laughing Crying
  • ๐Ÿ˜‚ Laughing Tears
  • ๐Ÿ˜‚ LOL

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