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“🤦‍♀” meaning: woman facepalming Emoji

Copy and paste this emoji: 🤦‍♀ Copy

🤦‍♀Meaning and Description

Step into the expressive world of the "Woman Facepalming" emoji (🤦‍♀), affectionately known as the "SMH" emoji. This emoji features the image of a woman's face, shown with a hand placed on the forehead, covering the eyes, and extending down to the nose. The hand is represented by an open palm and four fingers, with the thumb resting on the forehead. The eyes of the emoji are usually closed or slightly squinted, indicating a sense of disappointment or annoyance.

The act of slapping one's forehead or covering one's face with a hand is widely recognized across cultures as a sign of frustration, disbelief, or mild embarrassment. Along with the gender-neutral "🤦" and the "🤦‍♂" emoji for male, this emoji also comes with a range of skin tone options.

At its most literal, the "🤦‍♀" emoji represents a woman facepalming, it is also frequently used to signify that someone's made a cringe-worthy mistake or said something incredibly silly.

In everyday conversation and on social media, the facepalm emoji can join forces with other emojis to convey even more nuanced emotions. Combine it with the rolling eyes emoji 🙄 to express extra annoyance or pair it with the laughing emoji 😂 for a humorous take on a facepalm moment. Whether it's a simple 🤦‍♀ or a complex 🤦‍♂😂, this emoji is all about expressing that "I can't believe this" feeling!

💡Extended reading and popular science

🤦‍♀ (woman facepalming) = 🤦 (person facepalming) + ♀ (female sign)
🤦‍♀ (no style) = 🤦‍♀️ (emoji style) - emoji style


The meaning of emoji symbol 🤦‍♀ is woman facepalming, it is related to disbelief, exasperation, facepalm, woman, it can be found in emoji category: "👌 People & Body" - "🙋 Gesture".

🤦‍♀ is a zero-width joiner sequence, which is formed by combining 1 ZWJ zero width joiner and 2 individual Emoji. These individual Emojis are: 🤦 (person facepalming), ♀ (female sign). The new Emoji formed is displayed as a single Emoji: 🤦‍♀ on some platforms with good compatibility, but it may also be displayed as multiple Emojis put together: 🤦♀ on some platforms with poor compatibility.

🤦‍♀ (1F926 200D 2640) - minimally-qualified Emoji, See also: 🤦‍♀️ (1F926 200D 2640 FE0F) - fully-qualified Emoji.

🤦‍♀Examples and Usage

🔸 I sprinkled salt as sugar on fruit salad today 🤦‍♀.


🔸 🤦‍♀ = 🤦 + ♀

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🤦‍♀Basic Information

Emoji: 🤦‍♀
Shortname: woman facepalming
Codepoint: U+1F926 200D 2640 Copy
Decimal: ALT+129318 ALT+8205 ALT+9792
Unicode Version: None
Emoji Version: None
Categories: 👌 People & Body
Sub Categories: 🙋 Gesture
Keywords: disbelief | exasperation | facepalm | woman | woman facepalming

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