The Fire emoji is commonly used to praise someone or something, signifying that a person, object, album, movie, or so on, is “lit,” a slang term to describe something that is exceptionally cool or great.
But, lit has other meanings too . . . and, of course, that means so does the Fire emoji. As lit is also slang for “intoxicated,” the Fire emoji doubles as a way to say someone is very high or wasted. The term fire has been used as slang for high-quality weed in hip-hop since the early 1990s, and so sometimes the Fire emoji is used to reference marijuana, too.
And, now that you know the hidden meanings of this emoji and the term lit, wear your knowledge with pride with a shirt like the one below: