or glowing star emoji [gloh-ing stahr ih-moh-jee]
What does 🌟 mean?
The glowing star emoji is used for anyone or anything that really shines or dazzles.
This can includes anything praiseworthy, people who look radiant, celebrity superstars, good vibes, being in love, true north, starred reviews, and glittery or sparkly things—like actual stars.
- exploding star emoji
- gold star emoji
- shining star emoji
Where does come from?
Who uses ?
In texts and on social media, the glowing star emoji radiates praise and positivity, such as feeling blessed.
Lead me to the place where I can dream of happiness…
— Kent Kristensen CEO (@kentkristensen1) December 29, 2016
It also applauds a stellar performance or a dazzling superstar.
— MTV (@MTV) May 8, 2018
The glowing star emoji can sparkle like so much glitter makeup.
— Missguided (@Missguided) December 29, 2016
Perhaps riffing on expressions of seeing stars or feeling starstruck, the glowing star emoji expresses feelings of affection toward a crush, loved one, celebrity, or sports team. It can even stand in for “true north,” a metaphor for a guiding force in someone’s life.
— UGA (@ugaFBnation) December 27, 2016
Gold stars have long been used to rate a performance or review a product. The glowing star emoji takes a cue from this convention.
Ranked as a 3🌟2018 Prospect !! 🙏🏽👆🏽 https://t.co/nOuMh65VNv
— Chris (@ChrisWinters26) December 11, 2016
And, of course, the glowing star emoji can represent actual little stars twinkle-twinkling in the sky or atop Christmas trees.
After hoco pajama day tmr “go back to bed” 🌙🌟☁
— Ike Class Of 2017 (@ike_2017) October 23, 2016
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