Emoji dictionary 🐬 Dolphin emoji [ dol-fin ih-moh-jee ] Published October 28, 2020 What does 🐬 Dolphin emoji mean? The Dolphin emoji 🐬 portrays a bottlenose dolphin leaping into the air. It is variously used to represent actual dolphins, the beach, marine life, aquariums, summer, tropical islands, and the Miami Dolphins professional football team. Related words 🦇 Bat emoji, 🦈 Shark emoji, 🐈 Cat emoji, 🦋 Butterfly emoji, plenty of fish Where does 🐬 Dolphin emoji come from? The Dolphin emoji 🐬 was approved under Unicode 6.0 in 2010. On most major platforms, the emoji is depicted as a light blue bottlenose dolphin leaping into the air, facing left. The Facebook and WhatsApp versions depict the dolphin in gray. While the Dolphin emoji 🐬 is used to refer to actual dolphins and various topics related to the ocean, the emoji is also widely used to refer to tropical vacations, going to the beach, and the popular idea of a warm, sandy paradise. The Dolphin emoji 🐬 is also commonly used to refer to Miami, Florida and the professional football team that plays there, the Miami Dolphins. Examples of 🐬 Dolphin emoji Officially on vacation 🐬 @chrswlkrtlkr, August 17, 2018 I’ve always wanted to swim with dolphins 🐬🐬🐬🐬🐬 @chapa_holly, June 7, 2019 Who uses 🐬 Dolphin emoji? The Dolphin emoji 🐬 is sometimes used to refer to actual dolphins. I love dolphins so much I wish I could play with them every day 😊🐬💕 — Bethany Mota ∞ (@BethanyMota) June 14, 2013 More generally, the emoji is used to discuss the beach, the tropics, vacations, and the ocean. Enjoying the beach🐬☀ — Ashley Feeback (@amf0121) July 28, 2016 Take me sumwhere sunny plz 🐬 — kirsty (@kirstyay_) January 9, 2015 The Dolphin emoji 🐬 is frequently used by fans and sports outlets on social media in reference to the city of Miami, Florida or their Miami Dolphins NFL team. Headed to miami to haaaaaang out and swim with some Dolphins 🐬 — Skrillex (@Skrillex) June 5, 2015 And I'm Off To Miami ✈️ #finsup 🐬 — Brandon Shippen (@BrandonShippen) May 5, 2016 Due to a similar appearance, the Dolphin emoji 🐬 is often confused with the Shark emoji 🦈. 🐬🐬🐬🐬 Sharks since day one 🌊🌊🌊 — HorusThaTruth (@RaymondreamZA) March 3, 2019 Keeping my head above water just like a shark fin 🐬 — 4TheWin 🏆 (@SaxtonDigital) April 15, 2019 Just Added quiet firing, quiet hiring, rizz, soft life, clean girl aesthetic Note This is not meant to be a formal definition of 🐬 Dolphin 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 🐬 Dolphin emoji that will help our users expand their word mastery.