Emoji dictionary 🍩 Doughnut emoji or Donut emoji [ doh-nuht ih-moh-jee ] October 15, 2018 What does 🍩 Doughnut emoji mean? The Doughnut emoji 🍩 depicts a doughnut, a commonly eaten baked good. It is commonly used to represent real and metaphorical doughnuts, breakfast, bakeries and baked foods, snacks, coffee breaks, The Simpsons, and negative stereotypes of police officers. You are especially likely to see the Doughnut emoji used on June 4, which is National Doughnut Day. Donut is a commonly used alternate spelling of the word doughnut, especially in the United States. So, Donut emoji 🍩 is a popular name variant of the Doughnut emoji 🍩. Any way you bite into it, doughnuts are fried, sugary deliciousness. But what do nuts have to do with it? Dunk into the facts about the word doughnut here. Related words 🌭 Hot Dog emoji, 🥞 Pancakes emoji, 🎂 Birthday Cake emoji, 🍕 Slice of Pizza emoji, 🍬 Candy emoji Where does 🍩 Doughnut emoji come from? The Doughnut emoji 🍩, also popularly called Donut emoji 🍩, was approved under Unicode 6.0 in 2010. On most major platforms, the emoji resembles a brown doughnut with chocolate icing and multicolored sprinkles. On WhatsApp, the doughnut instead has strawberry icing. Depending on the platform, the doughnut may appear realistic or may be stylized. Doughnuts are a popular food often eaten as a snack or during breakfast with coffee. For this reason, the Doughnut emoji 🍩 can represent doughnuts and other junk foods or baked goods. If it is used to refer to breakfast, and it is often accompanied by other breakfast-themed emoji such as the Hot Beverage emoji ☕ (to represent coffee) or the Bagel emoji 🥯. If it is used to refer to junk food, it is often accompanied by the many other emoji used to refer to snacks and unhealthy foods, such as the Hamburger emoji 🍔 or the Slice of Pizza emoji 🍕. It is also used to refer to popular food chains and brands that make doughnuts, such as Dunkin’ Donuts and Krispy Kreme. In popular culture, members of the police are often depicted eating doughnuts, which is portrayed as their favorite food. This is especially the case when the portrayal is in a humorous or negative context. Because of this stereotype, the Doughnut emoji 🍩 can be seen alongside criticism or other negative opinions of police officers. Doughnuts are also the favorite food of Homer Simpson, a main character of the popular cartoon show The Simpsons. The Doughnut emoji 🍩 is often used to reference The Simpsons or to quote Homer Simpson, especially his iconic “D’oh!” Rarely, the Doughnut emoji 🍩 can also have explicit sexual connotations, so you may want to double check your DM to make sure you aren’t accidentally implying a double entendre. Examples of 🍩 Doughnut emoji Helloooo #NewYork🗽What coffee & donut shops do y’all recommend in the city? 🍩☕ @ReeseW, October 28, 2019 OOOHH! It #NationalDonutDay?!?!?! Me love circular desserts of all kinds, so dat make today A GREAT DAY! 🍩💙🍪 @MeCookieMonster, June 3, 2016 Who uses 🍩 Doughnut emoji? The Doughnut emoji 🍩 is used to refer to doughnuts, both real and metaphorical. i just love doughnuts thank you door dash !!! 🍩🍩🍩🍩🍩🍩🍩🍩🍩 — Savannah 🍓 (@savannahprx3) September 23, 2020 There's something magical about waking up early to fresh snow and — on the way to the mountain — seeing people pull off to do doughnuts 🍩 in parking lots 😂🤣 — 🇺🇸 Evan Plaice 🇺🇸 (@evanplaice) December 12, 2020 The Doughnut emoji 🍩 is also used more generally to refer to junk food. Not leaving the house tomorrow, gonna watch a tv series all day and eat so much junk food 🍩🍪🌰🍬🍭🍮🌮🥙🌭🍔🍟🥓🍟🥯 — Smoothinate👽 (@Smoothinate) May 22, 2019 It’s also important to note that the Doughnut emoji 🍩 is sometimes used to refer to (negative) stereotypes of the police. I love doughnuts 🍩 so much I should have become a cop 😬 — katie gummery (@cojackatie89) January 1, 2019 Just Added Black Music Appreciation Month, Older Americans Month, Mental Health Awareness Month, Jewish American Heritage Month, Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month Note This is not meant to be a formal definition of 🍩 Doughnut 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 🍩 Doughnut emoji that will help our users expand their word mastery.