10 emojis you have been using wrong all this while

First Published Dec 28, 2020, 3:07 PM IST

Using the right emojis for the right reason is complicated. Because no one has taught these things in school, so one often ends up misinterpreting them. Here are 10 emojis that you have been using wrong.

 

<p>Emojis have become an evident part of our daily lives. From sending emojis on WhatsApp to sharing emoticons while texting someone, these little faces and elements have become an integral part of communication, especially when there is no time to type out a complete message.</p>

<p>But, have you ever wondered whether you have been using the right emoji for the right situation? Here are 10 most misinterpreted emojis:</p>

Emojis have become an evident part of our daily lives. From sending emojis on WhatsApp to sharing emoticons while texting someone, these little faces and elements have become an integral part of communication, especially when there is no time to type out a complete message.

But, have you ever wondered whether you have been using the right emoji for the right situation? Here are 10 most misinterpreted emojis:

<p><strong>What you think: A peace emoji or an emoji that says, “Two please.” The emoji represents victory.</strong></p>

What you think: A peace emoji or an emoji that says, “Two please.” The emoji represents victory.

<p><strong>What you think: A whining emoji || What it means: While the resemblance to our sleep-deprived faces is uncanny, the emoji shows how tired you are at the moment.</strong></p>

What you think: A whining emoji || What it means: While the resemblance to our sleep-deprived faces is uncanny, the emoji shows how tired you are at the moment.

<p><strong>What you think: Crying face emoji || What it means: The emoji represents sad or relieved face and can be used while you are in your boss’s cabin getting grilled.</strong></p>

What you think: Crying face emoji || What it means: The emoji represents sad or relieved face and can be used while you are in your boss’s cabin getting grilled.

<p><strong>What you think: Friendly face emoji || What it means: The person who sent you this emoji is asking you for a hug, that is if they know what it means.</strong></p>

What you think: Friendly face emoji || What it means: The person who sent you this emoji is asking you for a hug, that is if they know what it means.

<p><strong>What you think: Naughty emoji || What it means: All this while you used this emoji when you were up to some mischief, didn’t you? But the emoji is for enjoying or savouring food.</strong></p>

What you think: Naughty emoji || What it means: All this while you used this emoji when you were up to some mischief, didn’t you? But the emoji is for enjoying or savouring food.

<p><strong>What you think: Frustrated or angry emoji || What it means: Haven’t you already lost count of the number of times you have used this emoji to show how frustrated you are? Well, stop that right now and use it to show how much of a winner you are when you have overcome obstacles.</strong></p>

What you think: Frustrated or angry emoji || What it means: Haven’t you already lost count of the number of times you have used this emoji to show how frustrated you are? Well, stop that right now and use it to show how much of a winner you are when you have overcome obstacles.

<p><strong>What you think: Let’s party or an all-girls party emoji || What it means: Well, the emoji is a two-person bunny and is the Japanese version of a Playboy bunny. Tell your girl gang now!</strong></p>

What you think: Let’s party or an all-girls party emoji || What it means: Well, the emoji is a two-person bunny and is the Japanese version of a Playboy bunny. Tell your girl gang now!

<p><strong>What you think: Wow! That is a cute little monster face || What it means: It symbolises a Japanese Ogre called “Namahage”. He’s not that cute.</strong></p>

What you think: Wow! That is a cute little monster face || What it means: It symbolises a Japanese Ogre called “Namahage”. He’s not that cute.

<p><strong>What you think: Push up or lying down for a massage emoji || What it means: Now that you are informed of the actual meaning, use it only when you are deeply ashamed. This could mostly work when you are really in trouble.</strong></p>

What you think: Push up or lying down for a massage emoji || What it means: Now that you are informed of the actual meaning, use it only when you are deeply ashamed. This could mostly work when you are really in trouble.

<p><strong>What you think: High-five || What it means: The emoji can be used to say please or thank you. It can also be used to represent ‘praying’. But it is never a high-five.</strong></p>

What you think: High-five || What it means: The emoji can be used to say please or thank you. It can also be used to represent ‘praying’. But it is never a high-five.

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