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“🤦🏼‍♂” meaning: man facepalming: medium-light skin tone Emoji

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🤦🏼‍♂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: medium-light skin tone) = 🤦🏼 (person facepalming: medium-light skin tone) + ♂ (male sign)
🤦🏼‍♂ (man facepalming: medium-light skin tone) = 🤦‍♂️ (man facepalming) + 🏼 (medium-light skin tone)
🤦🏼‍♂ (no style) = 🤦‍♂️ (emoji style) - emoji style


The meaning of emoji symbol 🤦🏼‍♂ is man facepalming: medium-light skin tone, it is related to disbelief, exasperation, facepalm, man, man facepalming, medium-light skin tone, it can be found in emoji category: "👌 People & Body" - "🙋 person-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: medium-light skin tone), ♂ (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.

🤦🏼‍♂ (1F926 1F3FC 200D 2642) - minimally-qualified Emoji, See also: 🤦🏼‍♂️ (1F926 1F3FC 200D 2642 FE0F) - fully-qualified Emoji.

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🤦🏼‍♂Basic Information

Emoji: 🤦🏼‍♂
Shortname: man facepalming: medium-light skin tone
Codepoint: U+1F926 1F3FC 200D 2642 Copy
Decimal: ALT+129318 ALT+127996 ALT+8205 ALT+9794
Unicode Version: None
Emoji Version: None
Categories: 👌 People & Body
Sub Categories: 🙋 person-gesture
Keywords: disbelief | exasperation | facepalm | man | man facepalming | medium-light skin tone

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🤦🏼‍♂More Languages

Language Short Name & Link
Albanian🤦🏼‍♂ burrë që vë dorën në kokë: nuancë lëkure gjysmë e çelët
Arabic🤦🏼‍♂ رجل يشعر بإحباط: بشرة بلون فاتح ومعتدل
Azerbaijani🤦🏼‍♂ üzünü tutan kişi: orta-açıq dəri tonu
Bengali🤦🏼‍♂ ছেলেদের কপালে হাত: মাঝারি-হালকা ত্বকের রঙ
Bosnian🤦🏼‍♂ muškarac s rukom na čelu: umjereno svijetla boja kože
Bulgarian🤦🏼‍♂ мъж с ръка върху лицето: средно светла кожа
Burmese🤦🏼‍♂ မိမိမျက်နှာကို လက်ဝါးဖြင့်အုပ်ထားသော အမျိုးသား − အသားနုရောင်
Chinese, Simplified🤦🏼‍♂ 男生捂脸: 中等-浅肤色
Chinese, Traditional🤦🏼‍♂ 男生遮臉: 黃皮膚
Croatian🤦🏼‍♂ muškarac lupa dlanom o čelo: svijetlo maslinasta boja kože