👿 Angry Face With Horns emoji
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What does 👿 Angry Face With Horns emoji mean?
Not exactly intimidating, the Angry Face With Horns emoji 👿 is a devilish creature, usually purple, with menacing eyebrows and two horns. Despite its appearance, this emoji is not typically used to convey true malevolence or threat. This character can be a bit mischievous; it can even be used to suggest a pouting mood, signaling a bit of toddler mayhem ahead. (Actually, that is terrifying!)
The Angry Face With Horns emoji 👿 implies angry frustration or a reaction to an event, person, or news that is irritating, upsetting, or annoying.
Where does 👿 Angry Face With Horns emoji come from?
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 😈. Interestingly, Facebook’s Angry Face With Horns emoji is the only one that shows its teeth. Yikes!
Examples of 👿 Angry Face With Horns emoji
Who uses 👿 Angry Face With Horns emoji?
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.
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
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, Angry Face With Horns emoji 👿 is used 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!
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 Angry Face With Horns emoji 👿 does manage to express a tiny bit of terror:
The Demon is back👿👿👹👹 pic.twitter.com/PMR3chih4y
— Finn balor (@HenryKBoateng1) August 30, 2018
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