emoji 🤗 smiling face with open hands svg png

“🤗” meaning: smiling face with open hands, hug Emoji

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    Windows 🤗Minimum display requirements

🤗Meaning and Description

This emoji features a round, yellow face with a beaming, closed-mouth smile and two open, welcoming arms outstretched on either side that look like they are about to give a hug. It was introduced with the release of Unicode 8.0 in 2015.

The 🤗 emoji, also known as the Hugging Face, captures the essence of a heartfelt hug, enabling users to communicate the warmth and positivity that a physical hug embodies. This emoji is created to spread love, warmth, and comfort. It's the perfect way to let someone know you're there for them, whether you're offering congratulations, expressing empathy, or simply sharing some good vibes.

However, some people like using 🤗 to indicate irony or sarcasm. It can be used in a humorous or ironic way, to mock or tease someone or something. When used this way, the 🤗 emoji can imply a passive-aggressive or sarcastic tone.

Another emoji that can represent a hug is 🫂. They can both be used to show love, support, gratitude, or care for someone or something. However, there are some difference between them. 🤗 shows a single yellow face with open hands on both sides of the face, while 🫂 shows two people hugging each other. The 🤗 emoji is more abstract and can be used to express a general feeling of warmth or positivity, while the 🫂 emoji is more concrete and can be used to depict a physical contact of hugging.

💡Extended reading and popular science

The meaning of emoji symbol 🤗 is smiling face with open hands, it is related to face, hug, hugging, open hands, smiling face, it can be found in emoji category: "😂 Smileys & Emotion" - "🤔 Face with Hand".

Wikipedia: 🤗 Hug
A hug is a form of endearment, universal in human communities, in which two or more people put their arms around the neck, back, or waist of one another and hold each other closely. If more than two people are involved, it may be referred to as a group hug. 🔗 Hug
🌐: عناق, Objetí, Knus, Umarmung, Abrazo, در آغوش گرفتن, Halaaminen, Câlin, חיבוק, Zagrljaj, Peluk, Abbraccio, ハグ, 포옹, Apkabinimas, Apskāviens, Knuffelen, Abraço, Объятие, Загрљај, Kram, การกอด, Sarılma, Обійми, Ôm, 擁抱.

🤗Examples and Usage

🔸 When you want to express love or who you want to hug, you can say," I really love my boyfriend 🤗."
🔸 When you want to express cuteness and warmth, you can also say," kittens are so cute🤗!"
🔸 I heard that there will be a new colleague today. So happy! Welcome 🤗!

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🤗Popularity rating over time

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Date Range: 2019-02-24 - 2024-02-11
Update Time: 2024-02-21 18:05:27 UTC
🤗and in the last five years, the popularity of this emoji has continued to rise.In 2020-08, its popularity showed the biggest increase.In 2017 and 2019, the trend of its popularity converge.In 2019, the trend of its popularity rate began to rise.

🤗Basic Information

Emoji: 🤗
Shortname: smiling face with open hands
Apple Name: hugging face
Known as: Hug | Hugging | Hugs
Codepoint: U+1F917 Copy
Decimal: ALT+129303
Unicode Version: 8.0 (2015-06-09)
Emoji Version: 1.0 (2015-06-09)
Categories: 😂 Smileys & Emotion
Sub Categories: 🤔 Face with Hand
Keywords: face | hug | hugging | open hands | smiling face | smiling face with open hands

👨‍💻Unicode Information (Advanced Usage)

🤗Combos and Memes