emoji 🤷🏻‍♂ man shrugging: light skin tone svg png

“🤷🏻‍♂” meaning: man shrugging: light skin tone Emoji

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🤷🏻‍♂Meaning and Description

The "🤷🏻‍♂" emoji, is fondly known as the "Man Shrugging" or "IDK" (I don't know) emoji. The emoji depicts a man 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 female 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

🤷🏻‍♂ (man shrugging: light skin tone) = 🤷🏻 (person shrugging: light skin tone) + ♂ (male sign)
🤷🏻‍♂ (man shrugging: light skin tone) = 🤷‍♂️ (man shrugging) + 🏻 (light skin tone)
🤷🏻‍♂ (no style) = 🤷‍♂️ (emoji style) - emoji style


The meaning of emoji symbol 🤷🏻‍♂ is man shrugging: light skin tone, it is related to doubt, ignorance, indifference, light skin tone, man, man shrugging, shrug, 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: 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.

🤷🏻‍♂ (1F937 1F3FB 200D 2642) - minimally-qualified Emoji, See also: 🤷🏻‍♂️ (1F937 1F3FB 200D 2642 FE0F) - fully-qualified Emoji.

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🤷🏻‍♂Basic Information

Emoji: 🤷🏻‍♂
Shortname: man shrugging: light skin tone
Codepoint: U+1F937 1F3FB 200D 2642 Copy
Decimal: ALT+129335 ALT+127995 ALT+8205 ALT+9794
Unicode Version: None
Emoji Version: None
Categories: 👌 People & Body
Sub Categories: 🙋 person-gesture
Keywords: doubt | ignorance | indifference | light skin tone | man | man shrugging | shrug

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