Emoji dictionary ❌ Cross Mark emoji [kraws mahrk ih-moh-jee] Published May 15, 2018 What does ❌ Cross Mark emoji mean? No good! Very bad! Cancelled! Wrong! ❌! The big red X of the cross mark emoji generally communicates warnings, errors, and undesirability. It’s often used as a visual stand-in for No. In sports, the emoji is used to denote a “strike” in baseball, a missed scoring attempt generally, or a lost match. More recently, supporters of President Donald Trump have been using the symbol in their social media handles to denote their support of Trump’s policies, or for the alt-right movement more generally. Related words 👌 Ok Hand emoji, 💩 Pile of Poo emoji, Make America Great Again, ⚾️ Baseball emoji, 💃 Dancer emoji, 😘 Face Throwing a Kiss emoji Where does ❌ Cross Mark emoji come from? iEmoji.com The cross mark emoji was approved in 2010 under Unicode 6.0. Put simply, the emoji is a big red X, drawing on associations of the color red with warnings (stop signs, no-smoking signs) and corrections (errors, red pens). It can also be a visual marker for No. For the most part, these uses of the cross mark emoji across platforms is mostly uniform, though there are some notable variations. In texts and online, the cross mark emoji is used when voicing a negative opinion or experience. A recent development in this emoji’s usage is in fact political: in the US, supporters of President Donald Trump have been using the symbol in their Twitter handles to denote their support of Trumpism, or for the alt-right more generally. Examples of ❌ Cross Mark emoji woke up✅ / girlfriend ❌ / damn.. alright back to sleep @yungbuttsex, December, 2017 Puffa coats with belts around the middle actually made me vom❌ @ellwhiteaway, December, 2016 Running into b Chenz at the airport before he goes and changes his life made my day. Good luck buddy see you when you come back nice and healthy ⭕❌⭕❌ @ReBeCcARoSeD, December, 2017 SEE MORE EXAMPLES Who uses ❌ Cross Mark emoji? It can be thought of as the negative counterweight to the green check emoji: Unfortunately the winning streak comes to an end however 8/9 bets in 2 days 💥🔥✅✅✅✅✅✅✅❌✅ We go again tomorrow 👌#footballtipster #profit #money — Harry’s Tips (@tipswithharryj) November 23, 2018 The emoji can convey negative feelings about a person, like an ex-boyfriend… when your ex write and say are you still in a relationship 🤦? mmm , why🤔🤔 . my answer still NO ❗❗you are an ❌ for a reason 🤣🤣🤣 . — qveen. k 🖤 (@Sofabb_K) May 14, 2018 The cross mark emoji can also convey a sense of failure of undesirability, imitating something crossed out in red pen: how to text a girl:❌ ‘hey’✅ ‘italian bread. pane italiano. italian bread – italian bread’ — jesslyn | ia-ish bc finals 👑 (@thewickedtour) May 11, 2018 The cross mark emoji can also convey something is “cancelled,” often used playfully. summer bod, cancelled ❌ 🙌🏻 😍 #EatWhatYouWantDay [📸 credit: @TomsBigEats] https://t.co/V63BNzuYMI pic.twitter.com/Zdj8wj5YCQ — MISSPAP (@misspap) May 11, 2018 The emoji sees some more specific uses, calling up “strike” in baseball or “sold out” in sales…. Strike 3 ❌❌❌ lesson learned and we moving on #OuttaThere — JB (@jbakerup5) December 2, 2018 SOLD OUT! ❌❌ https://t.co/FJr3nQ4qzH — MABS RODRIGUEZ (@Olumabs10) December 3, 2018 …although the cross mark emoji sees heavy use in sexually explicitly NSFW content, as well, a more stylized XXX. I’ve done watched every Porn ❌❌❌ 🐒 atleast twice 😂😂🚫🧢 — IAN ANTHONY (@omellyjones) May 5, 2018 On another note, the cross mark emoji, when coupled with the heavy large circle emoji (⭕️), can stand for a loved one’s hugs and kisses, ❌⭕️❌⭕️. Sometimes people use the cross mark emoji to stand for letter X, especially in the expression X marks the spot. ❌ marks the spot. #HereWeGo pic.twitter.com/J0L7lfaHot — Pittsburgh Steelers (@steelers) September 24, 2018 More recently, on the political front, the cross mark emoji, like the OK hand emoji, has been used heavily by members of the alt-right as an identifier on social media: Hey liberal snowflakes, Santa saw your profile & saw your crybaby ways, now you’re getting a cup of Man Up for Christmas!! 😂🤣😂🤣😂🤣 #LiberalismIsAMentalDisorder #LiberalSnowflakes #MAGA #KAG pic.twitter.com/6082edobFG — Trump Card ❌ #MAGA 🇺🇸 (@MAGAGirl10) November 29, 2018 The fake news keeps playing clips of George H.W. Bush talking about “public service” and “duty”! What do those things have to do with Making America Great Again? Nuthin! I like Presidents that marry call girls and do secret deals with the Russians!! #SoSmart #Merica pic.twitter.com/kxoYzbCYoq — ❌The MOST Bigly MAGA 🇺🇸❌ (@MostBiglyMaga) December 1, 2018 Just Added quiet firing, quiet hiring, rizz, soft life, clean girl aesthetic Note This is not meant to be a formal definition of ❌ Cross Mark emoji 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 ❌ Cross Mark emoji that will help our users expand their word mastery.