Winking Face emoji - 😉 Meaning, History and Uses 

😉 Winking Face emoji

Definition - 😉 meaning

An absolute classic and an emoji which can convey a wide range of meanings and suggestions – from mischievous to innocent, playful to knowingly – depending on the context. It began life as a text based smiley, written ‘;-)’, and it still maintains its semicolon wink in a number of versions. It can be used to signify that a statement is a joke or sarcastic, or that you shouldn’t be taken too seriously. It’s frequently used as a form of mild flirtation, particularly on dating sites or on instant messaging. Occasionally when used with a combination of other emojis, it can go from suggestive and flirty to direct and overtly sexual very quickly. That is why, context truly is everything!!

How to use 😉 emoji?
Copy and paste 😉 with one click!    
Tweet with this button
Use shortcode : :wink:
Note: - If you can't see the emoji, your device may not support Winking Face emoji but you can still use it on other platforms.

Representations : Wink Face Winky Flirt Joke Friendly can be represented by 😉 emoji.

Examples of 😉 emoji :

Whenever I think there is no more, a light comes from somewhere 😉
The heart of the tree is probably in the right place! 😉 the forest. More than just a living space!
Is someone here for the first time? It must be all very strange to you. And it will stay like that. 😉
Because there is always something that seems to be better. We humans are difficult to satisfy. 😉
Hope it helps on Sunday 😉 the Panthers are not an easy opponent, but quite feasible 😊

Winking Face is supported by

Winking Face may look different on every device. In the above images you can view how Winking Face emoji appears on different devices. Emoji of Winking Face can be used on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and many other platforms and OS. Some devices may show a blank box or X instead of Winking Face emoji as every device doesn't support each one of the emoji.

History of Winking Face emoji

This emoji was first introduced in Unicode 6.0 in October, 2010 which was followed by addition to Emoji 1.0 in August, 2015. Winking Face emoji appeared on iOS 5.0, Android 4.3, EmojiOne 1.0 for the first time.

Winking Face in other languages

LanguageShort Name
SpanishCara guiño
GermanZwinkerndes Gesicht
FrenchVisage clignotant
RussianПодмигивающее лицо
ItalianFaccia l'occhiolino
PortugueseCara piscando

What is the code of Winking Face emoji?

Unicode : U+1F609
Hexadecimal :   &#x1F609
Decimal : &#128521

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