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πŸ₯š Egg emoji

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The Egg emoji πŸ₯š depicts a chicken egg. ItΒ is used to refer to eggs, especially when they are used in cooking and in reference to breakfast foods, such as scrambled eggs.

The Egg emoji πŸ₯š is alsoΒ used during Easter, which is a movable holiday commemorated each spring. In 2021, Easter falls on April 4. During this holiday, the Egg emoji is often accompanied by the hashtag #Easter and is used alongside other emoji such as the RabbitΒ πŸ‡ and the Hatching Chick emoji 🐣.

Related words

Easter emoji, 🐀 Baby Chick emoji, 🐣 Hatching Chick emoji, πŸ‡ Rabbit emoji, 🐰 Rabbit Face emoji

Where does πŸ₯š Egg emoji come from?

The Egg emoji πŸ₯š was approved under Unicode 9.0 in 2016. On all major platforms, the Egg emoji πŸ₯š resembles a chicken egg. The Apple, Samsung, and Microsoft versions of the emoji depict a white egg. On Google, Facebook, Twitter, and WhatsApp, the emoji instead depicts a brown egg.Β Β 

Because eggs are a commonly eaten food and popular ingredient in recipes, the Egg emoji πŸ₯š often appears alongside social media posts about delicious meals or cooking.Β 

The Egg emoji πŸ₯š is also used during Easter. On Easter, it is a common tradition to paint and/or eat Easter eggs. The holiday is associated with rebirth and the start of springtime, with an egg and hatching chicks serving as symbols of new life.

The Egg emoji πŸ₯š is also used in posts about Easter egg hunts or the Easter Bunny, who hides Easter eggs.

Examples of πŸ₯š Egg emoji

If I set out to make an omelette 9 times out of 10 I'm having scrambled eggs πŸ₯š #fail
@Carson_23, May 10, 2017
Wishing everyone an egg-scellent Easter! πŸ₯šπŸ° Hope you have a wonderful one filled with lots of love, joy and chocolate eggs.
@sonamakapoor, April 1, 2018

Who uses πŸ₯š Egg emoji?

The Egg emoji πŸ₯š is used generally when talking about eggs or cooking with eggs. The emoji is popular in social media posts about popular breakfast foods, such as scrambled or poached eggs, and omelets.

Unlike Easter eggs, the Egg emoji πŸ₯š is also easy to find during Easter.


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