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🤓- nerd face emoji

or nerd face emoji

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What doesย ๐Ÿค“ย mean?

Nerd alert! The nerd face emoji caricatures a nerd with thick black glasses and buck teeth. It's used to signify learning, reading, being smart, acting dorky, or "geeking out" to your guilty pleasures. The emoji usually has a positive tone, though. Because nerds are cool. Plus, we're all secretly weird.

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Where does 🤓- nerd face emoji come from?

Examples of 🤓- nerd face emoji

Nerds are my favorite ๐Ÿค“

@DCFloridaChick, June, 2018
Be a problem solver not a problem starter ๐Ÿค“
@CiriloEncinas_, December, 2016
Zadie Smith has quickly become one of my favorite #authors. If you havenโ€™t read her, you should ๐Ÿค“#amreading
@LoneWolfCircles, December, 2017

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Who uses 🤓- nerd face emoji ?

The nerd face emoji is often used on social media to describe a fanboy or fangirl’s “nerdy” love for a performer, franchise, television show, movie character, or whatever else they are obsessed with.

The nerdย emojiย can also used be for things that are more stereotypically associated with “nerds,” like computer games, D&D, toys, and comic books.

People who wear glasses may drop the nerd face emoji in an embrace of their eyewear.

For as much as we mock nerds, they are often the smartest people in the roomโ€”and can be quick to make a correction, as if pedantically pushing up their glasses on their noses.ย So, too, the nerd emoji sees use when someone is being a smart aleck, making a groan-worthy joke, or just taking an earnest interest in their own learning.

Speaking of learning, the nerd face emoji marks various content dealing with reading, school, and knowledge.

Sometimes we say people are “acting dorky” or “geeking out” when they are being overly cute or goofy. The nerd face emoji is ready for that, too.

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