๐Ÿค“ Nerd Face

Emoji Meaning

A yellow face smiling with thick, black-rimmed eyeglasses and buck teeth on most platforms. Styled after a stereotypical nerd, with buck teeth a racist caricature historically mocking East Asians. Some feature white-taped glasses, another nerd trope. Smile and glasses vary across platforms.

Meaning varies, but often used as a self-deprecating but positive way to express or demonstrate someone is being a nerd, i.e., exceptionally technical, knowledgeable, or excited about something, from school to fashion to sports. Also used to represent eyeglasses or someone wearing them more generally.

๐Ÿ˜Ž Smiling Face With Sunglasses wears similarly shaped sunglasses.

Nerd Face was approved as part of Unicode 8.0 in 2015 and added to Emoji 1.0 in 2015.

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Also Known As

  • ๐Ÿค“ Nerdy

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๐Ÿค“ Smiling Face with Glasses

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  • ๐Ÿค“ Nerd Face Emoji Proposal: L2/14-174

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