😬 Meaning – Grimacing Face Emoji


The image of a face with wide open mouth turned downward while baring all its teeth is the emoji signaling dismay, disapproval or dislike. It can be used to emphasize that something or someone evokes strong negative feelings in a person. Nervous Emoji can mean “I hate this! It is so disgusting!”.

The Grimacing Face Emoji appeared in 2012, and now is mainly known as the Nervous Emoji, but also may be reffered as the Teeth Emoji. Sometimes it is mentioned as the Grimace Emoji.

Nervous Emoji, Apple style
Nervous Emoji, Microsoft style
Grimacing Face Emoji, Samsung style
Browser / Native
Grimacing Face Emoji, Emoji One style
Emoji One
Nervous Emoji, Facebook style
Facebook Messenger
Grimacing Face Emoji, LG style
ASCII Emoticon

Nervous Emoji details

Symbol to copy
Uncode codepoint
Unicode name
Grimacing Face
Smileys & People / Negative Faces
face, sad
Windows Alt-code
Decimal HTML Entity
Hex HTML Entity
UTF-16 hex
0xD83D 0xDE2C
Unicode 6.1
2012 (see all emoji of 2012)

🌐 Nervous Emoji translations

LanguageCLDR NameKeywords
DeutschGrimassen schneidendes GesichtGesicht, Grimasse, Zähne
Françaisvisage grimaçantgrimace, visage
Русскийгримасазубы, лицо, рожа
Españolcara haciendo una muecacara, mueca
Italianofaccina con smorfiafaccina
Portuguêsrosto expressando desagradofazendo careta, rosto, rosto fazendo careta
Polskitwarz z grymasemgrymaśna buźka

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How to type Grimacing Face Emoji

There are number of methods to type Nervous 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 Grimacing Face 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 ;-)

Nervous Emoji HTML-entities

HTML entites are intended for using on websites. You can put Grimacing Face Emoji html entity code in decimal or hexadecimal form right in your message, and it will be translated into graphical representation of Nervous 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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