or man emoji [man ih-moh-jee]
What does 👨 mean?
The man emoji is basically just a generic adult man. 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.
Where does come from?
Who uses ?
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.”
— Ela (@Ela_SSS) December 29, 2016
if his momma couldnt do it 🙅👵, What makes you think , you could train that boy 👦to be a man👨 its too late 🙅🕐! 💯
— 👸🏾 (@lynnnnnworld) September 6, 2014
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.
— Louisville Parks and Rec (@loukyparks) December 29, 2016
The man emoji plus the artist palette emoji portrays the man artist emoji, as another example.
This is hilarious 😂
NFL Rookies attempt to paint their team logos 👨🎨
Don’t quit the day job guys 🏈🏈🏈 pic.twitter.com/5URSjrQ7FH
— NFL UK (@NFLUK) May 26, 2018
The man emoji figures into other man, child, and love emoji to represent male same-sex relationships and families.
We sure have changed since 2009. 👨👩👧👦 pic.twitter.com/o75c0XcfO4
— Jess (@jkane14) December 29, 2016
A dream 👨👨👦👦😍 pic.twitter.com/SIhUj2Ng2s
— Love, Joshoe👟🌈 (@joshnasapatos) May 14, 2018
When paired with a child-based emoji, the man emoji can mark content dealing with fatherhood more generally, especially on Father’s Day.
— Dr Matt Courtemanche (@Its_Matt_court_) December 29, 2016
— JEDI👽MAC (@chewy177) June 17, 2017
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