😈 Meaning – Smiling Face with Horns Emoji


The emoji of a smiling face with horns on its head generally means evil. The person is either trying to show he is diabolical or that he approves of an idea that seems evil and funny to him. This devilish smile often expresses glee at something that is considered bad or inappropriate. Devil Emoji is the equivalent of the interjection "muahahaha".

The Smiling Face with Horns Emoji appeared in 2010, and now is mainly known as the Devil Emoji, but also may be reffered as the Purple Emoji. Sometimes it is mentioned as the Purple Devil Emoji.

Devil Emoji, Apple style
Devil Emoji, Microsoft style
Smiling Face with Horns Emoji, Samsung style
Browser / Native
Smiling Face with Horns Emoji, Emoji One style
Emoji One
Devil Emoji, Facebook style
Facebook Messenger
Smiling Face with Horns Emoji, LG style
ASCII Emoticon

Devil Emoji details

Symbol to copy
Uncode codepoint
Unicode name
Smiling Face with Horns
Smileys & People / Fantasy Faces
face, fairy tale, fantasy, horns, smile
Windows Alt-code
Decimal HTML Entity
Hex HTML Entity
UTF-16 hex
0xD83D 0xDE08
Unicode 6.0
2010 (see all emoji of 2010)

🌐 Devil Emoji translations

LanguageCLDR NameKeywords
Deutschgrinsendes Gesicht mit HörnernTeufel
Françaisvisage souriant avec des cornescornes, fantastique, sourire, visage
Русскийулыбающийся чертеноклицо, рога, сказка, улыбка, фэнтези
Españolcara sonriendo con cuernoscara, cuernos, demonio, sonrisa
Italianofaccina con sorriso e cornacorna, faccina, sorriso
Portuguêsrosto sorridente com chifreschifres, rosto, sorriso
Polskiuśmiechnięta twarz z rogamidiabełek, fantasy, rogi, różki, wesoły

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How to type Smiling Face with Horns Emoji

There are number of methods to type Devil Emoji. Easiest way is to copy & paste, but other methods, like windows alt-codes and HTML-entities (for web sites) are also popular enough.

You may use this Copy and Paste Emoji List to copy/type emoji one-by-one or this Online Emoji Keyboard to write all your message at one time and copy it when finished.

Copy and paste 😈 emoji

It's very easy to get Smiling Face with Horns Emoji both on computer and mobile without any emoji keyboard installed. All you need is to select, copy and paste this symbol: . Select this like a regular text, and copy to the clipboard. After doing that, switch to another website or application and paste emoji using context menu or keyboard. Hint: use Ctrl/Cmd+C keys to copy, and Ctrl/Cmd+V to paste emoji.

Even if emoji symbol or smiley looks like a black square or question mark, it most probably will be converted into appropriate image by web site or application where you paste it.

To avoid misunderstandings, first carefully read 😈 meaning and look at 😈 pictures before sending it to somebody: some emoji don't mean what you think they mean ;-)

Devil Emoji HTML-entities

HTML entites are intended for using on websites. You can put Smiling Face with Horns Emoji html entity code in decimal or hexadecimal form right in your message, and it will be translated into graphical representation of Devil Emoji after you submit.

😈 emoji Alt-codes for Windows

It's easy to type emoji or any other Unicode character with code value up to U+0ffff by it's alt-code in MS Windows. Here are instructions.

  1. Press and hold Alt key on keyboard.
  2. Hit the Plus (+) button on numeric keypad.
  3. Type the hexadecimal Unicode value digit-by-digit
  4. Now release the Alt key and you'll see your character.

Note 1. This method works only for unicode codepoints U+0ffff and bellow.

Note 2. If this trick does not work, you should check some settings in your Windows Registry. If you don't know what the Registry is, please don't try this! Run regedit.exe and navigate to the HKEY_Current_User/Control Panel/Input Method branch. Add EnableHexNumpad key with type of REG_SZ and set it to "1". You may need to log off and back on to enable this input type.

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