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🧜‍♀️ -mermaid emoji

or mermaid emoji [mur-meyd ih-moh-jee]  

What doesย ๐Ÿงœโ€โ™€๏ธย mean?

The mermaid emoji depicts a mermaid, a mythical woman with the tail of a fish instead of legs. It is used in text messages and on social media to mark content dealing with the ocean, swimming, feminine beauty, and, well, mermaids.

Related words:

  • Ariel
  • Merman
  • Sirens
  • The Little Mermaid
  • Water wave emoji
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Examples of 🧜‍♀️ -mermaid emoji
This look I did is so spring oceanย ๐ŸŒŠย mermaidย ๐Ÿงœโ€โ™€๏ธ vibes #beauty #makeup #eyeshadow
@TheRealClarity_, April, 2018
Plastic and our oceans mer-NOT-maid for each other. We need #OceanConservation now more than everย ๐ŸŒŠ๐Ÿงœโ€โ™€๏ธ
@4OceanBracelets, April, 2018
Swimming up to the bar is one of my favorite vacation activities.ย ๐Ÿงœโ€โ™€๏ธ๐Ÿน Wait. That does count as being active, right?ย ๐Ÿ˜...
@KiraSolomon, January, 2018
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The mermaid emoji is used in social-media posts when talking about mermaid-related topics, including their mythology and mermaid-inspired performances.

Others use theย mermaid emoji as a form of personal expression, indicating they are fond of the creature and mythology. This extends to lovers of Disney’s Little Mermaid and its songs (under da sea!) and charactersย as well as to artists who like to draw mermaids.

The mermaid emoji may accompany texts and tweets about the ocean, swimming, enjoying a day by the water, or rocking swimsuit bods for summer.

As popular depictions of mermaids often include shimmering and watery blues, greens, pinks, and purples, fashion and beauty enthusiasts may add the mermaid emoji when posting pics of makeup and hair done in those colors.

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