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⛹️‍♀️ Woman Basketball Player emoji

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What does ⛹️‍♀️ Woman Basketball Player emoji mean?

The Woman Basketball Player emoji ⛹️‍♀️ depicts a woman dribbling a basketball. It is commonly used to represent basketball, the Women's National Basketball Association (WNBA) and women's NCAA basketball, or female basketball players. The emoji is also often used more generally to refer to sports and exercise. The Woman Basketball Player emoji ⛹️‍♀️ is often used alongside the Basketball emoji 🏀. It shares many uses with the Basketball Player emoji ⛹️ and Man Basketball Player emoji ⛹️‍♂️, and the emoji are frequently used together.

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🏀 Basketball emoji, ball is life, baller, March Madness, hard in the paint, basketball head, ⛹️ Basketball Player emoji, ⛹️‍♂️ Man Basketball Player emoji

Where does ⛹️‍♀️ Woman Basketball Player emoji come from?

The Woman Basketball Player emoji ⛹️‍♀️, which is called Woman Bouncing Ball by Unicode, was added to Emoji 4.0 in 2016. On supported platforms, the Woman Basketball Player emoji ⛹️‍♀️ is created by combining the Basketball Player emoji ⛹️ with the Female Sign emoji ♀️. On most major platforms, the emoji depicts a woman with a ponytail dribbling a basketball towards the left. On most platforms, the woman is wearing a tank top and shorts of different colors depending on the platform. The Apple, Samsung, and Microsoft versions of the emoji have the player wearing a headband. The Twitter and Microsoft versions depict a faceless woman. Unlike other major platforms, the Microsoft version of the emoji depicts a player facing the viewer while holding a basketball against their left side. The emoji can be customized with various skin tones.

Unsurprisingly, the Woman Basketball Player emoji ⛹️‍♀️ is often used to refer to basketball or female basketball players. It is used both to refer to women playing in the WNBA and other adult basketball leagues as well as girls playing high school basketball or youth sports.

The use of Woman Basketball Player emoji ⛹️‍♀️ overlaps heavily with the Man Basketball Player emoji ⛹️‍♂️. Which emoji is used is up to the preference of the user, but the two emoji are often used together when referring to basketball in general or to youth sports.

Examples of ⛹️‍♀️ Woman Basketball Player emoji

Headed to the gym 🏀⛹️‍♀️l#ballislife
@Hooperslvelash, May 6, 2018
Super pumped to get back on the basketball court.  Two weeks until our first game.  It can't get here soon enough.♥️🏀⛹️‍♀️
@_mbh_31, November 4, 2019

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Who uses ⛹️‍♀️ Woman Basketball Player emoji?

As you might expect, Woman Basketball Player emoji ⛹️‍♀️ is used to refer to basketball and women playing basketball.

It is also used more generally to refer to sports or exercise.

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