😷 Meaning – Face with Medical Mask Emoji

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This icon depicts a face with a white medical mask over its mouth. The eyes are feebly closed. This emoji could mean sickness, especially if contagious. It could be used to express to friends and co-workers that the texter is ill, or that the texter is afraid of getting sick. Sick Emoji could also be used in regards to hospital stays or doctor visits.

The Face with Medical Mask Emoji appeared in 2010, and now is mainly known as the Sick Emoji, but also may be reffered as the Emoji Sick Face. Sometimes it is mentioned as the Dr Emoji.

The Sick Emoji is a special symbol that looks like a picture (you may see empty box or "X" if unsupported), but really it's a text, so you can easily copy and paste 😷 emoji. This trick works for most websites (Facebook, Twitter, forums, etc.) and messengers. You can easily paste any emoji into the message in your favorite application, whether it's WhatsApp, Skype or Snapchat - it will work. The only thing that displayed images are slightly different for iPhone, Android or Samsung Galaxy devices.

Face with Medical Mask Emoji, Apple style
Apple
Sick Emoji, Google style
Google
Face with Medical Mask Emoji, Microsoft style
Microsoft
Sick Emoji, Samsung style
Samsung
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Browser / Native
Face with Medical Mask Emoji, Twitter style
Twitter
Sick Emoji, Emoji One style
Emoji One
Face with Medical Mask Emoji, Facebook style
Facebook Messenger
Sick Emoji, LG style
LG
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ASCII Emoticon

Face with Medical Mask Emoji details

Symbol to copy
Uncode codepoint
U+1F637
Unicode name
Face with Medical Mask
Category
People / Smiley Face
Keywords
cold, doctor, face, medicine, sick, sad
Windows Alt-code
Alt+1F637
Decimal HTML Entity
😷
Hex HTML Entity
😷
UTF-16 hex
0xD83D 0xDE37
Wikipedia
n/a
Version
Unicode 6.0
Year
2010 (see all emoji of 2010)

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How to type Sick Emoji

There are number of methods to type Face with Medical Mask 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 Sick 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 ;-)

Face with Medical Mask Emoji HTML-entities

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