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🤷Person Shrugging

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Meaning of 🤷 Person Shrugging Emoji

Person Shrugging emoji (Shrug Emoji) is the picture of a person, who shrugs the shoulders — in most cases, this person is a 👧 Girl with white skin and blond or 🌰 Chestnut hair. This bodily movement or gesture is the worldly recognized symbol of unknowing or not understanding something — precisely in what meaning this emoji is usually used.

It may serve instead of an answer to some ❓ Question; it may be a sign of confusion and a symbol of someone’s state of mind in a particular situation.

Also, the “shrugging” emoji is often used as a synonym for “life is life”.

User-Submitted Meanings

The emoji shows a boy with his arms in a gesture suggesting uncertainty, implying he might be unsure. -Where is my car?? -🤷
Author Wa-ESanthusiasm-934, Mar 04, 2024

Examples of the 🤷 Person Shrugging Emoji in use

Frequently used 🤷 Person Shrugging Emoji phrases for messengers and web communication:

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Combinations with 🤷 Person Shrugging 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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— Why he's winking at me
— Can't find the key!
— Girls as usual
— I have no answer to that question
— Siblings
— May not need
— I don't know
— TV or Movie?
— Resentment
— Don't doubt me
— I really don't know what to do
— Didn't expect it?
— So what do we do now?
— A woman's personality
— Ashamed
— No Wi-Fi connection
— Devil May Cry
— What's that?
— Joyce
— Let's go karaoke today?
— Women's sarcasm
— Discuss news
— Cornelius fudge
— Which food to choose?
— Where's he flying off to?
— She loves someone else
— Women's sarcasm
— Why Girl?
— He chose not me, but his
— Go away

Relevant kaomoji

Kaomoji are popular in Japan for sharing emotions and situations using Japanese grammar, punctuation, and characters. Like this: ¯\_ (ツ) _/¯ ! 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 Shrugginglight skin tone
Person Shruggingmedium-light skin tone
Person Shruggingmedium skin tone
Person Shruggingmedium-dark skin tone
Person Shruggingdark skin tone

🤷 Person Shrugging 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 Shrugging Emoji looks like on the most popular platforms:

🤷 Person Shrugging Emoji: specifications and details

Full name 🤷 Person Shrugging
Category 👩‍❤️‍💋‍👨 People & Body
Subcategory 🙅‍♀️ Person Gesture
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Unicode (fully-qualified) 🤷 U+1F937
Unicode version Unicode 9.0 (2016)
Listed in Emoji Version 3.0

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