☹️ Meaning – Frowning Face Emoji


The image of a frowning face with an unhappy mouth curving downward is the more extreme version of the slightly frowning face emoji with the same meaning. Frowning Face Emoji is used to show unhappiness, sadness, disapproval.

The Frowning Face Emoji appeared in 1993, and also known as the Frowny Face Emoji. Sometimes it is mentioned as the Frown Emoji.

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

Frowning Face Emoji details

Symbol to copy
Uncode codepoint
U+2639 U+FE0F
Unicode name
Frowning Face
Smileys & People / Negative Faces
face, frown, sad
Windows Alt-code
Decimal HTML Entity
Hex HTML Entity
UTF-16 hex
0x2639 0xFE0F
Unicode 1.1
1993 (see all emoji of 1993)

🌐 Frowning Face Emoji translations

LanguageCLDR NameKeywords
Deutschdüsteres GesichtGesicht, traurig
Françaisvisage mécontentmécontent, visage
Русскийгруститгрустное лицо, грусть, лицо, печаль, плохо, хмурый
Españolcara con el ceño fruncidocara, ceño, fruncido
Italianofaccina imbronciatacorrucciato, faccina, imbronciato, mettere il muso
Portuguêsrosto descontentedescontente, rosto, rosto de desaprovação, triste
Polskizachmurzona twarzgrymas, niezadowolenie

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How to type Frowning Face Emoji

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

Frowning Face Emoji HTML-entities

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