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🤦Person Facepalming

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Meaning of 🤦 Person Facepalming Emoji

The 🤦 Person Facepalming emoji depicts a character making a gesture of placing their hand on their face in frustration, regardless of gender. On some platforms, it appears as a 👨 Man, while on others, it appears as a 👩 Woman. This emoji is used by both men and women to convey the same meaning as the gesture in real life and in mass culture, particularly in memes on the 🌏 Internet. It symbolizes a mix of frustration, disappointment, embarrassment, and shame, often caused by someone else's or the user's own stupid, inconsiderate, or inappropriate actions or words.

In addition, the text mentions a person feeling embarrassed and hesitant about having an open conversation or question and thinking about how to proceed.

User-Submitted Meanings

This emoji can be used when you have done something wrong Sent a message to the wrong chat 🤦
Author эля, Dec 24, 2023
Somebody's awkward about chatting openly or asking stuff, wondering what to do.
Author Akimpa-3, Oct 28, 2023
Conveys boredom and mild dissatisfaction without overt expression. It is too dumb🤦
Author M_ekSann, Mar 09, 2024
Expresses disappointment or shame. Omg🤦
Author LoCaSaem, Mar 11, 2024
I f*cked up... I just accidentally drilled into a live wire... 🤦
Apr 21, 2024

Examples of the 🤦 Person Facepalming Emoji in use

Frequently used 🤦 Person Facepalming Emoji phrases for messengers and web communication:

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Combinations with 🤦 Person Facepalming Emoji

Combinations are just a bunch of emojis placed together, like this: 🤣🤦‍♀️ . You can use these combos to create riddles or convey messages without using words.

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— A naughty joke
— Again..
— Bruh
— Can't find the key!
— How to erase these memories..
— You irritate me!
— Joke about parting
— Why Are You Sleeping In The Morning?
— What the hell?
— Confusion
— Who denies weddings
— How does she dance …
— She doesn't notice me
— Embarrassment.
— Why does she need that color…
— Condemnation of society
— Is she wearing a tuxedo?
— Let's roll, baby

Relevant kaomoji

Kaomoji are popular in Japan for sharing emotions and situations using Japanese grammar, punctuation, and characters. Like this: ( ͡° ͜ʖ ͡°) ! To impress your friends, you can use this creative style in messengers and the web.

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Skin tones

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Person Facepalminglight skin tone
Person Facepalmingmedium-light skin tone
Person Facepalmingmedium skin tone
Person Facepalmingmedium-dark skin tone
Person Facepalmingdark skin tone

🤦 Person Facepalming Emoji designs on different devices

Emojis may look different across platforms. Each web service, OS, or gadget manufacturer can create an Emoji design according to their corporate style and vision. Here, you can check out what the 🤦 Person Facepalming Emoji looks like on the most popular platforms:

🤦 Person Facepalming Emoji: specifications and details

Full name 🤦 Person Facepalming
Category 👩‍❤️‍💋‍👨 People & Body
Subcategory 🙅‍♀️ Person Gesture
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Unicode (fully-qualified) 🤦 U+1F926
Unicode version Unicode 9.0 (2016)
Listed in Emoji Version 3.0