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πŸ§€ Cheese emoji

or Cheese Wedge emoji [ cheez ih-moh-jee ]

What does πŸ§€ Cheese emoji mean?

The Cheese emoji πŸ§€ depicts a wedge of cheese. It is commonly used to represent cheese, mice and rats, money, and the state of Wisconsin and its football team, the Green Bay Packers.

On January 20, the Cheese emoji πŸ§€ is used with the hashtag #CheeseLoversDay to commemorate Cheese Lovers Day, and it is used on June 4 to celebrate National Cheese Day with the hashtag #NationalCheeseDay.

From pizza to fondue and everything in between, cheese is among the most popular foods out there. Now you can talk like the cheese lover you’ve always been.

Related words

🌯 Burrito emoji, πŸ₯ Croissant emoji, πŸ” Hamburger emoji, πŸ₯ͺ Sandwich emoji, πŸ• Slice of Pizza emoji, Cheetle

Where does πŸ§€ Cheese emoji come from?

The Cheese emoji πŸ§€, also popularly called Cheese Wedge emoji, was approved under Unicode 8.0 in 2015. On most major platforms, the emoji resembles a triangular wedge of yellow cheese with holes. On most platforms, the cheese wedge is pointed toward the left. The WhatsApp version is pointed to the right, and the Apple version has the cheese wedge lying on its side slanted toward the left. The Microsoft version has a bold black outline.

Cheese is an incredibly popular food that is an ingredient in a large number of recipes. Unsurprisingly, the Cheese emoji πŸ§€ is used alongside other food emoji such as the Slice of Pizza emoji πŸ• and the Hamburger emoji πŸ”. Because mice and rats are commonly depicted as cheese lovers, the Cheese emoji πŸ§€ is also often used alongside the Mouse emoji 🐁, the Rat emoji πŸ€, and the Mouse Face emoji 🐭.

Examples of πŸ§€ Cheese emoji

Yes I’m dieting but I will NEVER give up cheese πŸ§€ #Cheese4Life
@Charlottegshore, May 29, 2018
Happy national cheese lovers day to all my cheese loving friends! πŸ§€ #CheeseLoversDay
@kelsih54, January 20, 2020

Who uses πŸ§€ Cheese emoji?

The Cheese emoji πŸ§€ is used to refer to actual cheese.

In a related sense, the Cheese emoji πŸ§€ is used to refer to Wisconsin and the Green Bay Packers football team. Wisconsin is a major cheese producer and Packer fans are affectionately known as β€œcheeseheads.”

The Cheese emoji πŸ§€ is sometimes used to represent money or cash, as β€œcheddar” is a slang term for money. The emoji can be used for otherΒ cheese-related slang and idioms.

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