Emoji dictionary or angry face with horns emoji or devil horns emoji or imp emoji [ang-gree feys with hawrns ih-moh-jee] What does 👿 mean? Not exactly intimidating, the angry face with horns emoji implies an angry frustration or a reaction to an event, person, or news that is irritating, upsetting, or annoying. Not really used to convey true malevolence or threat, this character can be a bit devilish and mischievous; it even implies a pouting mood, signaling a bit of toddler mayhem ahead. Actually, that is terrifying! Related words dance with the devil, 👀 Eyes emoji, , , 🖤 Black Heart emoji Where does come from? EmojiTerra The angry face with horns emoji was approved as part of Unicode 6.0 in 2010 under the original name “Imp,” and added to Emoji 1.0 in 2015. This emoji is part of the “monster” set of emoji, which includes a ghost, alien, skull, Japanese ogre, and goblin. Its counterpart is the smiling face with horns emoji, which is also purple on iOS, orange on Android, and red on the Windows platform, as shown on the graphic from Emojipedia below. We think the HTC version shown here accurately reflects the terrifying toddler vibe though. Emojipedia Examples of Stuck somewhere between wanna cry my eyes out to ima stab a mf. 🤷🏻♀️ Mother Nature will do that to ya. 🤧👿 @CardiLaa_, August, 2018 @ It’s go time 👿 #beatUC Calil_3, August, 2018 The Devil 👿 Saw me with my head Down and thought he had Won Until I said AMEN! 🙏 @boluwati_want, August, 2018 SEE MORE EXAMPLES Who uses ? Used mostly to express extreme unhappiness or disappointment, the angry face with horns emoji gets the point across pretty quickly. It’s used in posts about everything from sporting events to one’s love life and is also used to express friskiness and flirtation, scary moods, frustration, and a (friendly) sense of menace. My app also just deleted my schedule @APSAtweets 👿👿👿 Oh the humanity! pic.twitter.com/dnnIB8jXeu — Gabi Vitela (@GabiAlmostPHD) August 30, 2018 Hate when I see my boyfriends zodiac sign on one of those compatibility post paired up with some other sign that isn’t mine 👿 — Bethany Schwartz (@schwartz_b101) August 29, 2018 #OtlonyelaMeisieKindIf You keep suggesting 'we should hook up sometime' knowing very well it won't happen👿 pic.twitter.com/upjUmKL0wj — Tshepo Hope Morudu (@morudutee) August 29, 2018 Sometimes, it’s used just to set a dark mood. Halloween offers a lot of opportunity for the devilish emoji! After a break,happy to be back on AfterDarkRadio @DnbAfterDark this Thursday night from 8pm. The A-Z of Beats & Bass series continues:M is for MOODY!!!Going in on a dark, sinister vibe, playing 2 hours of tunes from the last 30 years that'll make you screw up your face 😠👿💀… pic.twitter.com/EMbqfjl4rE — Leftarm (Chris Wrighton) (@Leftarm79) August 29, 2018 It’s also used to express a naughty mood. Or maybe just a purple one! ….#👿#💜#virgo#♍️#goAway A post shared by DenesiaDnyce (@denesiadnyce) on Aug 30, 2018 at 10:29am PDT Ahoj #👿#🐛#👾#🐍 A post shared by Patrycja Bołzan (@patku.patku) on Aug 29, 2018 at 10:47am PDT Offset with hearts, this emoji easily loses what little sense of terror it tries to convey: I will have my revenge…👿😂 — ❤️💛💚💙💜💝 (@Anime_nerd_chan) August 30, 2018 But, if used in the right context, the purple emoji does manage to express just a tiny bit of terror: The Demon is back👿👿👹👹 pic.twitter.com/PMR3chih4y — Finn balor (@HenryKBoateng1) August 30, 2018 Just Added 4th of July, boogaloo, shelfie, ACAB, yeet Note This is not meant to be a formal definition of like most terms we define on Dictionary.com, but is rather an informal word summary that hopefully touches upon the key aspects of the meaning and usage of that will help our users expand their word mastery.