🤔 Meaning – Thinking Face Emoji


This serious smiley face with a raised eyebrow and palm-resting cheek reflects extreme concentration or concern. Thinking Emoji is used to indicate thinking, deep thought or to question the intelligence of a written statement. With help of this smiley you can show that you are thinking about some words or actions, or are concerned about something seen or heard and have not yet decided how to react. This facial expression is fairly neutral and can be used in everyday conversations.

The Thinking Face Emoji appeared in 2015, and now is mainly known as the Thinking Emoji, but also may be reffered as the Thinking Symbol. Sometimes it is mentioned as the Question Face.

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

Thinking Emoji details

Symbol to copy
Uncode codepoint
Unicode name
Thinking Face
Smileys & People / Neutral Faces
face, neutral
Windows Alt-code
Decimal HTML Entity
Hex HTML Entity
UTF-16 hex
0xD83E 0xDD14
Unicode 8.0
2015 (see all emoji of 2015)

🌐 Thinking Emoji translations

LanguageCLDR NameKeywords
Deutschnachdenkendes GesichtGesicht, nachdenken, nachdenklich
Françaisvisage en pleine réflexionréflexion, visage
Русскийдумаетзадумчивость, лицо, пальцы, размышления
Españolcara pensativacara, pensando
Italianofaccina concentrataconcentrarsi, faccina, pensare
Portuguêsrosto pensativomão no queixo, pensando, rosto
Polskimyśląca twarzbuźka, myślę, zamyślony, zastanawiam się

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How to type Thinking Face Emoji

There are number of methods to type Thinking 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 Thinking 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 ;-)

Thinking Emoji HTML-entities

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