Emoji dictionary

🍬 Candy emoji

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What does 🍬 Candy emoji mean?

The Candy emoji 🍬 displays a round sugar candy in a colorful wrapper. It is commonly used to refer to actual candy, but is also sometimes more generally used in the context of feeling hungry or having a sweet tooth. The Candy emoji 🍬 is also used to describe people or things as metaphorically sweet.

Related words

Valentine’s Day emoji, ❤️ Red Heart emoji, Easter emoji, 🍭 Lollipop emoji

Where does 🍬 Candy emoji come from?

The Candy emoji 🍬 was approved under Unicode 6.0 in 2010. Unlike many emoji, the appearance of the Candy emoji 🍬 varies across platforms. Most platforms depict the emoji as a round sugar candy in a bright wrapper. The emoji specifically resembles a classic red-and-white peppermint candy on Twitter and looks like a purple hard candy on Facebook. 

Examples of 🍬 Candy emoji

Eye doctor = the best doctor. Because they have candy. 🍬
@christinarose33, November 11, 2019
I love when people go out of their way to make me feel better its so sweet 🍬
TheInfiniteOne_, March 31, 2013

Who uses 🍬 Candy emoji?

The Candy emoji 🍬 is most often used to represent actual candy—or one’s appetite for it. It is often used alongside other food and candy emoji, such as the Lollipop 🍭 or Chocolate Bar 🍫 emoji, especially around candy-laden holidays like Easter and Halloween.

Candy emoji 🍬 is also used to describe a person or thing as being sweet, that is, pleasing, or delightful.

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