๐Ÿค— Smiling Face with Open Hands

Emoji Meaning

A yellow face smiling with open hands, as if giving a hug. May be used to offer thanks and support, show love and care, or express warm, positive feelings more generally.

Due to its hand gesture, often used to represent jazz hands, indicating such feelings as excitement, enthusiasm, or a sense of flourish or accomplishment.

Joins ๐Ÿค” Thinking Face, ๐Ÿคซ Shushing Face, and ๐Ÿคญ Face With Hand Over Mouth as one of the few smileys featuring hands. For a more obvious hug, see ๐Ÿซ‚ People Hugging (new in 2020).

Smiling Face with Open Hands was approved as part of Unicode 8.0 in 2015 under the name โ€œHugging Faceโ€ and added to Emoji 1.0 in 2015.

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Also Known As

  • ๐Ÿค— Hug
  • ๐Ÿค— Hugging
  • ๐Ÿค— Hugs

Apple Name

๐Ÿค— Hugging Face

Unicode Name

๐Ÿค— Hugging Face

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Proposals

  • ๐Ÿค— Smiling Face with Open Hands Emoji Proposal: L2/14-174

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