Emoji dictionary 🐣 Hatching Chick emoji [ hach-ing chik ih-moh-jee ] Published April 1, 2021 What does 🐣 Hatching Chick emoji mean? The Hatching Chick emoji 🐣 depicts a baby chicken emerging from a cracked egg. It is commonly used when discussing chickens, baby birds, eggs, spring, and the Christian holiday of Easter. The Hatching Chick emoji 🐣 sees increased use leading up to and during Easter, which is a movable holiday commemorated each spring. In 2021, Easter falls on April 4. During this time, the Hatching Chick emoji 🐣 is often accompanied by the hashtag #Easter and used alongside other emoji such as the Rabbit 🐇, Baby Chick 🐤, and Egg 🥚 emoji. Why are symbols of new life, such as baby chicks, central to Easter? Learn the answer here. Related words Easter emoji, 🐤 Baby Chick emoji, 🐇 Rabbit emoji, 🐰 Rabbit Face emoji Where does 🐣 Hatching Chick emoji come from? The Hatching Chick emoji 🐣 was approved under Unicode 6.0 in 2010. On all major platforms, the emoji depicts a baby chicken (chick) emerging (hatching) from a cracked white eggshell while facing straight ahead. The chick has yellow feathers and an orange beak. The chick lacks wings in the Facebook and Twitter versions of the emoji. The Hatching Chick emoji 🐣 is used to refer to actual baby chickens and more generally to chickens or other baby birds. It is used frequently during Easter, a holiday that is often associated with rebirth and the start of springtime. Chicks have traditionally been hatched in spring, and their hatching is a symbol of new life. The Hatching Chick emoji 🐣 often appears in Easter well wishes or photos of Easter decorations, candy, and celebrations. Examples of 🐣 Hatching Chick emoji Happy Easter 🐰 from the Chicks!🐤🐣🐥 @thechicks, April 16, 2017 HAVE A HAPPY HAPPY EASTER DEAR 🐥🐣 LET THIS BE A DAY OF PEACE, LOVE AND PEEPS😘 @cher, April 1, 2018 Who uses 🐣 Hatching Chick emoji? The Hatching Chick emoji 🐣 is used to refer to actual chicks, chickens, or baby birds. What should I name them? 🐣🐥 #ChickenNuggets #Baby #Chicks pic.twitter.com/jtbSGwI1cb — Julian Camarena (@juliancamarena) May 10, 2015 The world's oldest known wild bird is expecting! Wisdom, a Layan albatross at least 68, has laid another egg. 🐣https://t.co/BWLExoxUn1 — NPR (@NPR) December 7, 2018 The Hatching Chick emoji 🐣 is used every year on and immediately before the Easter holiday. Happy Easter 🐇🐣! pic.twitter.com/TdE7WlXdxj — J O E J O N A S (@joejonas) April 12, 2020 Happy Easter All 🐣❤️🙏 pic.twitter.com/wHG8TEN2wq — Rudeboy (@rudeboypsquare) April 12, 2020 Throw on your Sunday best and have a fabulous #Easter everyone. 🌺🌸🐰🐣 pic.twitter.com/PGydU1NdLG — Christian Siriano (@CSiriano) April 12, 2020 Just Added pushing P, Baader-Meinhof phenomenon, trigger law, bystander effect, CSI effect Note This is not meant to be a formal definition of 🐣 Hatching Chick 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 🐣 Hatching Chick emoji that will help our users expand their word mastery.