A Comprehensive List Of The Most Easily Misunderstood Emojis (And Their Meanings)

Take a second before you send your next text, because you might be using your emojis wrong.
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Assumed meaning: Shooting star

Actual meaning: Feeling dizzy


Assumed meaning: Farting

Actual meaning: Getting somewhere quickly


Assumed meaning: Best friends

Actual meaning: Playboy bunnies


Assumed meaning: Sassy lady

Actual meaning: Information desk woman


Assumed meaning:Β Crying

Actual meaning:Β Laughing


Assumed meaning: A shocked face

Actual meaning: A face screaming in fear


Assumed meaning: Praying hands

Actual meaning: High-five


Assumed meaning: Whistling

Actual meaning: A kissing face


Assumed meaning: Teasing

Actual meaning: Enjoying food


Assumed meaning: Steam from hot coffee

Actual meaning: Hot springs


Assumed meaning: Fire

Actual meaning: A name badge


Assumed meaning: The devil

Actual meaning: A Japanese ogre


Assumed meaning: An enraged face

Actual meaning: A pouting face


Assumed meaning: A negative face

Actual meaning: A neutral face


Assumed meaning: Hospital

Actual meaning: Love hotel


Assumed meaning: Dismissing someone

Actual meaning: Opening hands in a hug


Assumed meaning: A sad face

Actual Meaning: A disappointed but relieved face


Assumed meaning: A sad face

Actual meaning: A sleeping face


Assumed meaning: A shocked cat

Actual meaning: A weary cat


Assumed meaning: Face palm

Actual meaning:Β ‘See no evil’


Assumed meaning:Β A flirtatious face

Actual meaning:Β A face smirking


Assumed meaning:Β A stressed face

Actual meaning:Β A tired face


Assumed meaning: Peace sign

Actual meaning: Victory hand


Assumed meaning: An angry face

Actual meaning:Β A triumphant face


Assumed meaning: Surprised

Actual meaning: Saying, “OK”


Assumed meaning: Jazz hands

Actual meaning: Giving a hug


Assumed meaning: Surprised

Actual meaning: Being quiet


Assumed meaning: Volunteering information

Actual meaning: Pointing upwards


Assumed meaning:Β A stressed out face

Actual meaning:Β A persevering face


Assumed meaning: Thinking hard

Actual meaning: Showing respect


Assumed meaning: High five

Actual meaning: Praying hands


Assumed meaning: Telling someone to stop

Actual meaning: A raised hand


Assumed meaning: White power

Actual meaning: OK symbol


Assumed meaning: Scribbles

Actual meaning: Anger


Assumed meaning: Wheat

Actual meaning: Rice plants


Assumed meaning: A doily

Actual meaning: A fish cake


Assumed meaning: A swirl

Actual meaning: A tornado


Assumed meaning: An acorn

Actual meaning:Β A chestnut


Assumed meaning: A nut

Actual meaning: A sweet potato


Assumed meaning: A black box

Actual meaning: A sacred mosque


Assumed meaning:Β A woman with antlers

Actual meaning: A woman getting a massage


Assumed meaning: A confused face

Actual meaning: A silent face


Assumed meaning: Grimacing

Actual meaning:Β Grinning


Assumed meaning: A burnt cookie

Actual meaning: A rice cracker


Assumed meaning: A regular speech bubble

Actual meaning: An angered speech bubble


Assumed meaning: A butt

Actual meaning: A peachΒ TC mark

Juliet Lanka

Hater of love. Lover of horror.

Trace the scars life has left you. It will remind you that at one point, you fought for something. You believed.

“You are the only person who gets to decide if you are happy or notβ€”do not put your happiness into the hands of other people. Do not make it contingent on their acceptance of you or their feelings for you. At the end of the day, it doesn’t matter if someone dislikes you or if someone doesn’t want to be with you. All that matters is that you are happy with the person you are becoming. All that matters is that you like yourself, that you are proud of what you are putting out into the world. You are in charge of your joy, of your worth. You get to be your own validation. Please don’t ever forget that.” β€” Bianca Sparacino

Excerpted from The Strength In Our ScarsΒ by Bianca Sparacino.

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