Emoji dictionary 🍋 Lemon emoji [lem-uh n ih-moh-jee] September 18, 2018 What does 🍋 Lemon emoji mean? This pretty yellow citrus fruit is represented here in its simplest form, a tilted, yellow oval with a green leaf or two attached to the stem. It has several meanings, referring both to the fruit and its byproducts, like lemonade, in a literal sense, and to other representations which range from difficulties in life to love for a certain pop star. 🐝🍋 Related words 🍑 Peach emoji, 🍌 Banana emoji, 🥝 Kiwi Fruit emoji, Lemonade braids, easy peasy lemon squeezy Where does 🍋 Lemon emoji come from? EmojiTerra Lemons are associated with many things, including food, health, beverages, the much beloved performer Beyoncé, fabric and decorative design, and of course, the occasional bump in the road (a lemon) with which the resourceful person might make lemonade. Since lemons are sour, the metaphor works to suggest that life is not all sweetness and ease, and when one has a difficult moment, one should make the best of it. Often attributed to self-improvement guru Dale Carnegie in the 1940s, the first to use lemons as a “bad thing,” according to Wikipedia, was one Christian anarchist writer named Elbert Hubbard, in a 1915 eulogy for a friend: “He picked up the lemons that Fate had sent him and started a lemonade-stand.” Then, 100 years later the lemon emoji was approved as part of Unicode 6.0 in 2010 and added to Emoji 1.0 in 2015. And so the story goes. Emojipedia Examples of 🍋 Lemon emoji Im ready for more @MarinaDiamandis music 🍒🍇🍋🍊 @gordmaybe, September, 2018 It’s a Beyoncé all day kinda day🎧 #QueenBey 🐝🍋👑 @_liiisha, September, 2018 Got my lemon shirt on and I’m feelin like it’s gonna be a good day ☺️🍋 @ohyoureAlyssa, September, 2018 SEE MORE EXAMPLES Who uses 🍋 Lemon emoji? Pucker up! Ok, lemons might cause some weird facial expressions, but in the right context, they are a delicious food item, an essential ingredient in some adult beverages, and they also make for a quite delicious decorating motif, among other things. View this post on Instagram Spring has sprung here in #adelaide and so have the blossom trees. Inspired by the blossom was today’s afternoon tipple – a classic #ginfizz using the divine citrus-forward #boigin and lemons from a friend’s tree. ##🍋 🍸 – 60ml Boigin – 30ml Fresh Lemon Juice- strained – 20ml Simple Syrup – Egg White ✖️Shake with ice and strain. Top up with soda water #chinchin A post shared by Speakeasy Alice (@speakeasyalice) on Sep 6, 2018 at 3:09am PDT View this post on Instagram Bom dia! Que a nossa quarta-feira seja leve!! . . #mesacafedamanha #mesadodia #🍋 #🍍#quesejaleve #breakfasttable #breakfast #acervovilmapalomino #tableware #tablesetting #tabledecor #byvilmapalomino A post shared by Vilma Palomino (@byvilmapalomino) on Sep 5, 2018 at 6:12am PDT Sometimes, all of those ideas are rolled into one earnest social-media post! View this post on Instagram Lemon 🍋is a nice seasoning in different (fish) dishes. And fresh in a glass of water or tea or a glass of tonic. (With or without gin) I always have it at home, but will you really burn extra calories with it❓🤔 #lemon #lemondiet #burncalories #lips #nicelips #pic #photography #photo #art #artistsoninstagram #artjournal #fruit #color #yellow #yellows #food #foodporn #footfetishnation #foodie #foody #lemonjuice #lemonjuicechallenge #lemonjuice🍋 #🍋 #🍋🍋 #🍋🍋🍋 A post shared by Afvallenzodoejedat. nl (@jolandavandam_fitnessenvoeding) on Sep 6, 2018 at 7:34am PDT The lemon emoji is often used in social-media posts about the pop star Beyoncé, ever since her 2016 album “Lemonade” was released. It’s used especially in combination with the bee emoji here. I just got online to say HAPPY BIRTHDAY BEYONCÉ!!!!!! #Beyonce #BeyDay #HappyBirthdayBeyoncé #QueenBee 🙌🏾🎉🎉😍😍🤗🔥🐝🐝🐝🍋💕💕💕💕💕‼️‼️🗣🗣 pic.twitter.com/VV6taf4CeG — Mi a Walking Trophy 😍🏆🌟👑 (@MsSpicySweet) September 4, 2018 Happy 2 year anniversary to #Beyonce's #Lemonade 🍋. This album is iconic and timeless, and has really solidified Beyoncé as a talented artist who's artistry knows no bounds! Now Playing, all day and ALL NIGHT LOOOOONG 👑 pic.twitter.com/K3GT4kJxzc — B (@b_rad_hill) April 23, 2018 And of course, don’t forget celebrating the beauty of actual lemonade, especially when amazing people do amazing things with the zingy yellow fruit! Kids helping kids! This summer, the Levy family held a lemonade stand in support of #childhoodcancer hero Maya's fundraising goal. With the Levy family's help, Maya has raised almost $500,000 for childhood cancer research! 👏 🍋 pic.twitter.com/8HFP9Fi9gi — Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation (@AlexsLemonade) September 6, 2018 @VSU_BSL has the FYE lemonade 🍋 & HOT knowledge for you in the same day‼️ pic.twitter.com/GGpFoyHVIo — Brittanye B. (@PrettySassyBrit) September 6, 2018 The emoji also illustrates the idea of “making lemonade,” i.e., when life hands you lemons (as if lemons were a bad thing …). When life gives you lemons you make… lemonade! 🍋Feeling silly on #ThirstyThursday wearing @CalvinKlein ! pic.twitter.com/liqQUmdtdl — Kathie Lee Gifford (@KathieLGifford) September 6, 2018 Just Added Older Americans Month, Mental Health Awareness Month, Jewish American Heritage Month, Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, Saluting Face emoji Note This is not meant to be a formal definition of 🍋 Lemon 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 🍋 Lemon emoji that will help our users expand their word mastery.