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πŸ‘¨ Man emoji

[man ih-moh-jee]

What doesΒ πŸ‘¨ Man emoji mean?

The man emoji is basically just a generic adult man.Β It's sequenced with other emoji to show a variety of male identities, like the man farmer, and diverse families and relationships, such as two men kissing.

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Where does πŸ‘¨ Man emoji come from?

Examples of πŸ‘¨ Man emoji

Happy Father's Day πŸ‘¨βœ¨
@stevehanash, June, 2017
1 month till graduationΒ πŸ‘¨β€πŸŽ“
@RMineo_05,Β May, 2018
I'm so incredibly lucky to have such a close family like mine, wouldn't change it for the world, so grateful β€πŸ‘¨β€πŸ‘¨β€πŸ‘§β€πŸ‘§
@Chelsea_Markham,Β June, 2017

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Who uses πŸ‘¨ Man emoji?

The man emoji can be used alone on social media and in text messages relating to things related to adult men, such as work or “acting like a man.”

It often gets paired with various emoji to represent various male professionals, activities, or identities. The man emoji plus the ear of rice emoji 🌾 becomes the man farmer emoji.

The man emoji plus the artist palette emoji portrays the man artist emoji, as another example.

The man emoji figures into other man, child, and love emoji to represent male same-sex relationships and families.

When paired with a child-based emoji, the man emoji can mark content dealing with fatherhood more generally, especially on Father’s Day.

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