😷 Meaning – Face with Medical Mask Emoji


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.

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

Sick Emoji details

Symbol to copy
Uncode codepoint
Unicode name
Face with Medical Mask
Smileys & People / Sick Faces
cold, doctor, face, sick, medicine, sad
Windows Alt-code
Decimal HTML Entity
Hex HTML Entity
UTF-16 hex
0xD83D 0xDE37
Unicode 6.0
2010 (see all emoji of 2010)

🌐 Sick Emoji translations

LanguageCLDR NameKeywords
DeutschGesicht mit AtemschutzmaskeArzt, Gesicht, Krankheit
Françaisvisage avec masquemasque
Русскийв медицинской маскебольной, врач, защита, лицо, маска, медик
Españolcara con mascarilla médicacara, enfermo, malo, máscara
Italianofaccina con mascherinafaccina, maschera, mascherina
Portuguêsrosto com máscara médicadoente, gripado, máscara, máscara médica, resfriado, rosto
Polskitwarz w masce medycznejchoroba, lekarz, maska, operacja, pielęgniarka, twarz

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How to type Face with Medical Mask Emoji

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

Sick Emoji HTML-entities

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