๐ŸŒš New Moon Face

Emoji Meaning

A new moon with a smiling face, as the Man in the Moon. Generally depicts the moon as a dark disc with a slightly smiling human face and nose.

See also ๐ŸŒ‘ New Moon. May be used to represent the moon more generally. Popularly perceived as creepy, used to throw shade (express disapproval), or convey various suggestive or ironic sentiments.

Apple and WhatsApp’s eyes are looking left, as if giving the side-eye. Samsung and Facebook’s faces are looking straight ahead. Google’s facial expression resembles ๐Ÿ˜ Smirking Face, Twitter’s ๐Ÿ™‚ Slightly Smiling Face.

Google’s face previously evoked Lenny Face, Microsoft’s eyes appeared closed, and Facebook’s face was a simple smiley.

New Moon Face was approved as part of Unicode 6.0 in 2010 under the name โ€œNew Moon with Faceโ€ and added to Emoji 1.0 in 2015.

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Also Known As

  • ๐ŸŒš Creepy Moon
  • ๐ŸŒš Dark Moon Face
  • ๐ŸŒš Molester Moon

Apple Name

๐ŸŒš New Moon with Face

Unicode Name

๐ŸŒš New Moon with Face



See also



  • New Moon with Face Emoji Proposal: L2/09-114


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