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🤡 Clown Face emoji

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What does 🤡 Clown Face emoji mean?

The Clown Face 🤡 emoji depicts the face of a circus clown. It is commonly used to convey various silly, goofy feelings or that someone is acting like a clown (“foolish”). As some people find clowns creepy, the emoji is also sometimes used to mean that something or someone is scary or suspicious.

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Where does 🤡 Clown Face emoji come from?

The Clown Face emoji 🤡 was approved under Unicode 9.0 in 2016. The emoji resembles a classic clown’s face with white makeup, a red nose, and two tufts of hair. On most major platforms, the clown has red hair, but the emoji sports blue hair on WhatsApp, Twitter, and Facebook.

While clowns are supposed to be funny and friendly to children, a significant number of people find them disturbing or scary, and they have been depicted as threatening or evil, such as the clown character of Pennywise from Stephen King’s It. As a result, the Clown Face emoji 🤡 is frequently used when a person is describing something as scary or creepy.

Examples of 🤡 Clown Face emoji

More often than not, I have believed in people’s goodness and its left me looking like a clown. 🤡
@sammy_ngwenya_, April 29, 2020
omg some girls be so creepy  😭🤡
@yagurlmaylin, April 9, 2020

Who uses 🤡 Clown Face emoji?

The Clown Face emoji 🤡 commonly conveys someone is silly or funny or that they are clowning around (acting foolish).

The emoji is also used to describe something creepy or unsettling.

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