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“🤷‍♀️” meaning: woman shrugging, idk Emoji

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🤷‍♀️Meaning and Description

The "🤷‍♀️" emoji, is fondly known as the "Woman Shrugging" or "IDK" (I don't know) emoji. The emoji depicts a woman figure with a short neck and arms raised in a shrugging gesture, the palms are facing upward, indicating a gesture of confusion or uncertainty. The facial features are simplified, with simple eyes and a mouth that may be either straight or slightly downturned.

Coming from the expressive world of human acts, the 🤷‍♀️ emoji encapsulates the spirit of someone shrugging, acknowledging the many times in life when we simply don't have an answer🤔. This emoji is ideal for expressing the attitude about lack of knowledge or care about a particular topic or situation. It can also be written as shrug or shruggie and typed as '¯_(ツ)_/¯'. It is usually used to express indifference, self-acceptance, ignorance, passive-aggression, annoyance, or uncertainty.

In everyday chat and the lively realm of social media, the "🤷‍♀️" emoji has found a firm footing. It is frequently used to signify a feeling of "I don't know" or "Whatever, I don't care💅". It can be said a digital shorthand for expressing a reaction to something that seems unimportant, uncertain, or simply unknowable❓.

The genderless version of this emoji is "🤷", and the male version is "🤷‍♂️". By default, this emoji is displayed with a yellow skin tone as neutral but can be personalized with different skin-tone options.

💡Extended reading and popular science

🤷‍♀️ (woman shrugging) = 🤷 (person shrugging) + ♀️ (female sign)
🤷‍♀️ (emoji style) = 🤷‍♀️ (no style) + emoji style


The meaning of emoji symbol 🤷‍♀️ is woman shrugging, it is related to doubt, ignorance, indifference, shrug, woman, 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 shrugging), ♀️ (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.

🤷‍♀️Examples and Usage

🔸 🤷‍♀️ What the hell, how can you jump in line without changing your face.
🔸 Where is the document that the boss talked about? -Why ask me, I took a leave today. 🤷‍♀️


🔸 🤷‍♀️ = 🤷 + ♀️

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🤷‍♀️Basic Information

Emoji: 🤷‍♀️
Shortname: woman shrugging
Apple Name: woman shrugging
Known as: idk
Codepoint: U+1F937 200D 2640 FE0F Copy
Decimal: ALT+129335 ALT+8205 ALT+9792 ALT+65039
Unicode Version: None
Emoji Version: 4.0 (2016-11-22)
Categories: 👌 People & Body
Sub Categories: 🙋 person-gesture
Keywords: doubt | ignorance | indifference | shrug | woman | woman shrugging

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