😪 Meaning – Sleepy Face Emoji


This emoji shows a face with eyes-closed, and a sorrowful frown with a single tear being shed from its right eye. This could mean sadness, mourning, pain, or being upset. Sleepy Face Emoji is most commonly used in grief texts, especially if someone has died or if a tragic event has occurred. It’s also used to show solidarity with someone else’s pain. This is a widely used emoji with strongly negative connotations.

The Sleepy Face Emoji appeared in 2010, and also known as the Sleep Emoji. Sometimes it is mentioned as the Sleeping Face Emoji.

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

Sleepy Face Emoji details

Symbol to copy
Uncode codepoint
Unicode name
Sleepy Face
Smileys & People / Neutral Faces
face, sleep, neutral
Windows Alt-code
Decimal HTML Entity
Hex HTML Entity
UTF-16 hex
0xD83D 0xDE2A
Unicode 6.0
2010 (see all emoji of 2010)

🌐 Sleepy Face Emoji translations

LanguageCLDR NameKeywords
Deutschschläfriges GesichtGesicht, müde
Françaisvisage endormisommeil, visage
Русскийхочет спатьлицо, мало, сон, сонливость, усталость
Españolcara de sueñocara, dormir, sueño
Italianofaccina assonnataassonnato, dormire, faccina, sonno
Portuguêsrosto sonolentorosto, rosto com sono
Polskisenna twarzśpiąca buźka

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How to type Sleepy Face Emoji

There are number of methods to type Sleepy Face 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 Sleepy 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 ;-)

Sleepy Face Emoji HTML-entities

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