Emoji dictionary or hot dog emoji [hot dawg ih-moh-jee] What does the 🌭 mean? The hot dog emoji is most often used to accompany messages about food, baseball, small dogs—and penises. Related words: baseball emoji dog face emoji hamburger emoji slice of pizza emoji eggplant emoji What's hot Karen simp stonks OK wallet Where does come from? The hot dog emoji was added in 2015 in a feast of food-related emojis approved under Unicode 8.0. Across platforms, it’s topped with a squiggle of mustard but no ketchup—something @HotDogEmoji takes pride in. The 🌭 agrees 👍👍 https://t.co/MrZ5vLwdOE — 🌭 (@HotDogEmoji) October 16, 2017 Emojipedia’s in-house hot dog emoji design gets fancy with the addition of relish while Emojidex goes wild by opting for just relish and onions. Users immediately took to the hot dog emoji in texts and tweets about food—especially hot dogs but also fast food, street food, concessions, and junk food more generally. It often appears in strings of related emojis including the taco emoji, hamburger emoji, and slice of pizza emoji. I’m on an all carb diet 👌🍕🌮🍔🌭🍞 — damnsam (@SamanthaDicker) October 30, 2015 Halloween rolled around right after the hot dog emoji’s release, so naturally it spiked in time for photos of dogs in hot dog costumes as well. 😍🌭 he’s hot pic.twitter.com/637ijgOEfv — Linds (@LindsayWolfe97) November 1, 2015 While the hot dog emoji has the corner on the baseball-related social-media market, it still struggles to place in the top-ten food emoji rankings. Turns out social-media users would rather share a picture of their pizza or doughnut than their ballpark frank. Fresh from the Twitter oven, here are the 10 most Tweeted food emojis in 2017. 1. 🍕 2. 🍫 3. 🍪 4. 🍔 5. 🍦 6. 🍩 7. 🌮 8. 🧀 9. 🍟 10. 🍣 — Twitter Food (@TwitterFood) November 8, 2017 Examples of everyone’s getting puppies wtffff 😭 i want dachshund puppy! 🌭🐶🤞🏽🤞🏽🤞🏽 @cheeelle_e, May, 2018 I'm hungry but I really don't want to eat this late *walks into the kitchen and grabs everything*😋🍗🍔🍟🌭🍕🌮🌯🍜🍦🍰🍬🍭🍫🍿🍩🍪 @meglouisehardy2, October, 2015 When cravings hit you harder than expected. 🌭 Kobe dog with sauerkraut and foie gras? Um, yes please! 📍Haute Doggery 🌏Las Vegas #hotdog#hautedoggery#lasvegas#linq @mina.hypeasia, Instagram, May, 2018 SEE MORE EXAMPLES Popular now Karen simp stonks OK wallet Who uses ? The hot dog emoji is, unsurprisingly, most commonly used in reference to actual hot dogs and their non-meat counterparts. Instagram users, for instance, take the emoji literally when posting photos of meals. But, the hot dog emoji can also stand in for any fast food on social media, especially when a user is cheating on a diet. Hot dogs are also associated with barbecues, summer time, and baseball games, so the emoji tends to pop up in these contexts as well. IT’S FINALLY HERE! 🌭⚾🌭⚾🌭 Happy #OpeningDay, Tribe fans!#RallyTogether pic.twitter.com/abLKKGie5r — Tribe Hot Dogs (@TribeHotDogs) April 6, 2018 Dog owners—especially of dachshunds, aka wiener dogs, and other small breeds—like to use the hot dog emoji when posting pictures of their pups in the sun. How adorbs. #sunbathing is hard work #hotdog #🌭 A post shared by wensleydale123 (@wensleydale123) on May 6, 2018 at 6:03am PDT Other users add or substitute the hot dog emoji when exclaiming Hot dog!, a humorously old-fashioned expression of delight and surprise. In case anyone didn’t realize, the official Twitter page for @nbcthegoodplace is “Hot Diggity Dog It’s The Good Place 🌭” – yes, including the hot dog emoji.#television #NBC #TV #sitcom #TheGoodPlace #kristenbell @NBCNetwork @IMKristenBell pic.twitter.com/Pil00wGk0A — Trial by Pilot (@TrialByPilot) May 1, 2018 Last but not least, the hot dog emoji inevitably gets used for “penis,” drawing on its shape and “wiener” alias. I think of Harry styles and I think big penis. I can’t help it! 🌭🐛🐍🍆🍌 — OneDDirtygirls (@oneddirtygirls) August 26, 2016 Just Added Antifa, OK wallet, FYP, infodemic, contact tracing Note This is not meant to be a formal definition of 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 that will help our users expand their word mastery.