💣 - bomb emoji

or bomb emoji

[bom ih-moh-jee]

What does πŸ’£Β mean?

It's about to go off! The bomb emoji,Β πŸ’£, is used to emphasize that something is mind-blowing or amazing (i.e., explosive) or the slang bomb, especially for things like parties or lookin' good.


It's also used for news that may be shocking or clinching (i.e., a bombshell or boom, there is it). Occasionally, it's used for actual explosives.

Examples of 💣 - bomb emoji


Examples of 💣 - bomb emoji
I forgot my Mac could do this! All set to chat while streaming/mixing liveΒ πŸ‘Β πŸ™ŒπŸ’£πŸ’₯
@snowdusk_, November, 2017
someone: breathes within 20 feet of bts y’all: GET EM OUTTA THERE!!! βŒπŸ’£πŸ”ͺπŸ˜‘βŒπŸ’£πŸ”ͺπŸ”ͺπŸ˜‘πŸ’£πŸ”ͺ❌πŸ”ͺπŸ”ͺπŸ’£πŸ”ͺπŸ˜‘βŒπŸ’£πŸ”ͺπŸ’£πŸ”ͺ
@haoist, November, 2017
Amazing women in games journalism: @sweetpotatoes @SpaceDoctorPhD @MolotovCupcake They’re theΒ  πŸ’£, and make my days at @DotEsports so much more enjoyable πŸ’ƒπŸ½
@SairaMueller, November, 2017
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Where does 💣 - bomb emoji come from?

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The bomb emoji was approved under Unicode 6.0 in 2010. Across platforms, it displays as a cartoon-styled, black sphere with a lit fuse, as if ready to go off.

WATCH: Visual Bomb

After Apple changed its pistol emoji, πŸ”«, to a water gun in 2016, with other major vendors following suit, a meme arose of theΒ bombΒ emoji joking that it was being replaced with a water balloon.


Who uses 💣 - bomb emoji ?

The bomb emoji can be used like the slang sayingΒ it’s the bomb, or “excellent” or “impressive.”Β That music festival your friend invited you to? It’s going to beΒ πŸ’£. Feeling like you look like a million bucks? You’re lookingΒ πŸ’£.

Finally got some exciting or affirming news? Boom!, you might say … or use the bomb emoji. Scandalous or major news is also described as a bombshell, lending itself well to the bomb emoji.

Explosive plays or wins in sports may also take to the bomb emoji, as may actual bomb squads.

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