emoji 🤦‍♂️ man facepalming svg

“🤦‍♂️” meaning: man facepalming Emoji

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  • 10.2+

    iOS 🤦‍♂️Minimum display requirements

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    Android 🤦‍♂️Minimum display requirements

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    Windows 🤦‍♂️Minimum display requirements

🤦‍♂️Meaning and Description

Step into the expressive world of the "Man Facepalming" emoji (🤦‍♂), affectionately known as the "SMH" emoji. This emoji features the image of a man'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 females, this emoji also comes with a range of skin tone options.

At its most literal, the "🤦‍♂" emoji represents a man 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

🤦‍♂️ (man facepalming) = 🤦 (person facepalming) + ♂️ (male sign)
🤦‍♂️ (emoji style) = 🤦‍♂ (no style) + emoji style


The meaning of emoji symbol 🤦‍♂️ is man facepalming, it is related to disbelief, exasperation, facepalm, man, 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), ♂️ (male 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.

🤦‍♂️Examples and Usage

🔸 It’s too shameful to read the novels I wrote in high school 🤦‍♂️.
🔸 🤦‍♂️ = 🤦 + ♂️

🤦‍♂️Images from Various Manufacturers

🤦‍♂️Basic Information

Emoji: 🤦‍♂️
Shortname: man facepalming
Apple Name: man facepalming
Codepoint: U+1F926 200D 2642 FE0F Copy
Decimal: ALT+129318 ALT+8205 ALT+9794 ALT+65039
Unicode Version: None
Emoji Version: 4.0 (2016-11-22)
Categories: 👌 People & Body
Sub Categories: 🙋 Gesture
Keywords: disbelief | exasperation | facepalm | man | man facepalming
Proposal: L2/15‑054

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